Updated on Oct 21, 2020 13:39:01

 

HM Commander Tahir Mohd Bhat eliminated in Doda

Rouf Pampori

Rouf Pampori

5 Dariya News

Doda , 17 May 2020

Yesterday late night a specific  information was received regarding  the presence of a top HM commander Tahir Ahmed Bhat of Pulwama in the village  Khotra in Tehsil  and district Doda. An operation was launched and the village was cordoned by early morning by the forces of Police , Army, CRPF and SSB . During the search, terrorists hiding in a house opened indiscriminate fire on the Police /Army. In the encounter that followed, Tahir Ahmed Bhat was killed and an AK 47 Rifle and Magazine have been recovered .Tahir Ahmed Bhat joined terror outfit HM early last year (2019).His name has figured in the fabrication of IED which was exploded  near  a CRPF convoy at Banihal in March 2019. He had subsequently visited Chenab Valley and was  given the task of recruiting  youth and reviving HM activities in the Chenab valley. He was also a part of group of HM terrorists who killed RSS activist Sh.Chanderkant Sharma and his PSO in April 2019  . The same AK 47 Rifle which was taken away that time has been recovered after the encounter today.With this operation, an attempt of HM to revive activities in Doda has been nipped. The designs of the HM to target SF Convoy and Camps has also be thwarted.Tahir Bhat was a close associate of present Operational Commander of HM outfit Saifullah @ Dr Saif and  was assigned the task of ‘Revival of Terrorism’ in Chenab Valley   by recruiting more youth from there, as the Chenab valley had got rid of militancy in late 1990’s.The slain terrorist was directed by his mentors to target the SFs and carry out some sensitive and sensational attacks in Chenab Valley to create insecurity among the people and to disturb the peaceful atmosphere.  He was complicit in several terror crimes including attacks on Security establishments and civilian atrocities.His killing will create a huge deterrence to the Revival of Militancy in Chenab Valley. He was involved in Case FIR No. 36/2020 U/S 20,38,UAPA 121 RPC  P/S Kakpora , Case FIR No  33/2019 U/S  364,302, RPC P/S Awantipora , Case FIR No  37/2019 U/S 307,RPC 7/27 A. Act, 16,18,20, ULAP Act P/S Litter and Case FIR No  45/2019  U/S 364,302,RPC 7/27 A.Act P/S Shopian .

 

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