Cop arrested in Amarnath attack case
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Cop arrested in Amarnath attack case

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing Monday's Amarnath Yatra attack has arrested a local policeman on suspicion of aiding the strike.

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing Monday's Amarnath Yatra attack has arrested a local policeman on suspicion of aiding the strike.

Claiming a major breakthrough in cracking the attack, the SIT is also questioning a ruling PDP legislator in connection with the case.

"The SIT is questioning a ruling PDP legislator since the arrested policeman, identified as Touseef Ahmad of state security wing, was posted on the legislator's personal security," police sources said.

The policeman belonging to Pulwama district was picked up on Thursday by the SIT following a phone intercept.

"The police are trying to ascertain as to who provided the details about the movement of the vehicle during the Yatra," the sources said.

So far, around 20 persons have been detained for questioning by the police in connection with the investigations into the attack. IANS

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