Srinagar: Naveed Jutt, the Lashkar militant who escaped after a brief shootout at the SMHS hospital two days ago, can been seen posing in a picture with Hizbul Mujahidden militant Saddam Padder.
The picture has gone viral on the social media.
Paddar, a Hizb commander, hailing from Shopian, is one of the two surviving militants who often posted pictures with Burhan Wani, the Hizb commander who was killed in 2016, triggering a people’s uprising.
The shootout left two policemen dead.
Earlier in the day, the DGP of JK Police SP Vaid has said that the attack and the escape of Naveed Jat from SMHS hospital was ‘not possible without connivance at the Srinagar Central Jail.’
The police during raids in Pulwama arrested around 5 people who had allegedly facilitated Naveed’s escape from the SMHS.
Moreover, the government suspended the he Superintendent of the Central Jail, Srinagar.