NIA issues sketches of Naved’s associates

New Delhi: National Investigation Agency has issued sketches of two absconding accomplices of alleged Pakistani militant Mohammad Naved Yakub and announced a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh to anyone providing information leading to their arrest.

The NIA said it has declared the reward of Rs 5 lakh each for Zarghan alias Mohammed Bhai aged about 38-40 years and Abu Okasha aged about 17-18 years.

“These accused persons are accomplices of Mohammed Naved alias Usma who was caught alive and accused of attacking a BSF convoy in Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir on August 5, 2015.

“They have crossed over into the Indian territory with the intention to commit attack. They are wanted in NIA case,” the NIA said.

The agency said any person from public, who will give any fruitful, reliable information about the whereabouts of these militants leading to their arrest will be rewarded and their identities will be kept secret.

Naved was the caught after the Udhampur attack in which two BSF personnel were killed. (PTI)