GoI declares Mohammad Qasim Gujjar as ‘designated terrorist’

SRINAGAR (KIMS) — The Government of India on Thursday declared Mohammad Qasim Gujjar alias Salman or Suleman, an operative of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant outfit as a ‘designated terrorist’.

Gujjar has been declared as a ‘designated terrorist’ under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.

The 32-year-old Qasim Gujjar is a resident of Angrala village in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir and is residing in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).

The Home Minister of India, Mr. Amit Shah in a post on X said, “The mastermind of several terror attacks Mohammad Qasim Gujjar has been declared as a ‘designated terrorist’. He has caused numerous deaths and injuries with terror attacks and is involved in planning war against Bharat.”

According to Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India’s notification, “Gujjar with an intention to wage war against the country is involved in terrorist activities which include “coordinating, supplying, identifying locations of drone for dropping of arms, ammunition, Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and cash etc. and delivering and managing consignments from across the border.”

“He has been involved in creating new terror modules by recruitment and radicalisation by various means including social media and other online encrypted communication applications,” the notification said. — (KIMS)