Jammu: In a significant development an Over Ground Worker who is to be believed a prime suspect for facilitating, and giving logistic support to militants during the Reasi Yatri bus attack has been arrested by the police.

News agency GNS quoted official sources as saying that a breakthrough has been achieved in Case FIR No- 31/2024 u/s 302/307 IPC, 7/27 Arms Act 16/18/20 UAPA ,PS – Pouni pertaining to the terrorist attack on a pilgrim bus which was coming from Shiv Khori on 9th June.

In this one militant associate, identified as Hakam Din (40) son of M A Khan resident of Bandhrahi ( Saida Nallha), District Rajouri has been arrested by Jammu & Kashmir Police at Reasi, they said.

The person was involved in harbouring the militants multiple times along with providing food and shelter. The said person also acted as a guide and helped them in reaching the spot of incident, they said.

The arrested person is a prime OGW who helped the militants in execution of the attack, they added.

It’s pertinent to mention that
militants attacked a Yatri bus coming from Ransoo area of district Reasi. Due to the attack, the driver of the bus lost control and the bus fell into a deep gorge near Kanda area of Pouni. Due to the accident, nine people died and 41 others were injured.