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J&K: ISI agent suspected of planning terrorist attacks arrested

File photo: Security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

ANI Kishtwar Dec 08, 2018, 10.31 AM (IST)

Kishtwar Police on Friday arrested an Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent Sehran Sheikh alias Abu Zubair suspected of planning terrorist attacks in Kishtwar.

As per the police, Sheikh was gathering information on establishments of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, armed forces and the Army.

"He had come in contact with a Pakistan-based militant group, Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM). This person has confessed his involvement and we have found many videos including establishments of Para-military Forces having been exchanged on Pakistan numbers," Kishtwar Police said in a statement.

Further details are awaited.