MHA designates LeT member Mohammad Qasim Gujjar as terrorist under UAPA

Armed forces personnel deployed near Line of Control. [FPK Photo/ Vikar Syed]

New Delhi: Home Ministry of India on Thursday designated Lashkar-e-Taiba member Mohammad Qasim Gujjar alias Salman alias Suleman, presently residing in Pakistan-administered-Kashmir, as a militantunder the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.

The ministry made the announcement through a notification pointing out that Mohammad Qasim, a 32-year-old permanent resident of Angrala in Reasi district Jammu, with the intention to wage war against India, is involved in carrying out a wide range of militant activities including coordinating, supplying, identifying locations of drone for dropping of arms, ammunition, Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and cash as well as delivering and managing consignments from across the border.

Mohammad Qasim has also been involved in various militant attacks, and bomb blasts and is responsible for causing death and injuries to a number of persons in these incidents, the ministry statement added.

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