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Delhi Police arrests JeM terrorist Sajjad Khan, who is a close aide of Pulwama attack mastermind Mudasir Ahmed Khan

New Delhi: A Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Sajjad Khan, close aide of Pulwama attack mastermind Mudasir Ahmed Khan, was arrested in Delhi, police said on Friday.

 Delhi Police arrests JeM terrorist Sajjad Khan, who is a close aide of Pulwama attack mastermind Mudasir Ahmed Khan

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Sajjad Khan (27), a resident of Pulwama, was arrested near the Lajpat Rai market late Thursday night, they said.

"Mudasir, the mastermind of Pulwama attack was killed in an exchange of fire with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir recently," Pramod Singh Kushwah, Deputy Commisisoner of Police (Special Cell) said.

Sajjad was tasked by Mudassir to establish a sleeper cell in Delhi, the officer added.

Forty Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district after a JeM terrorist rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into their bus, which was part of a convoy going to Srinagar from Jammu in February.

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Updated Date: Mar 22, 2019 13:04:03 IST

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