SMHS attack: Govt orders suspension of SP Central Jail Srinagar

Posted February 09, 2018

Giving details of the conspiracy, Khan revealed that the militants were plotting an attack on the police party to free Naveed but their initial plans included ambushing the police van when Naveed would be transported to court for the hearing. "The officer shall remain attached with Director General of Police, Prisons, till further order", the order read.

"They were also in touch with Jutt on mobile, " he said. He said in this process the Pakistani militant managed to escape.

Earlier in the day, two attackers and two over ground workers (OGW) have been arrested in connection with the attack on Srinagar's SMHS Hospital firing, which led to the escape of one detained Pakistani terrorist. "We are looking for them", Khan saud. The four people arrested are identified as Tika Khan, Mohammad Shafi, Shakeel Ahmad Bhat and Rahil Kachroo. Police said that Jat was involved in three murder cases in 2013 in Pulwama and was facing trial in a number of cases across Kashmir.

He said on February 6, these guys came to Srinagar and took position outside the hospital.

Rather and Bhat had brought a auto and a motorcycle as their means of getaway, he said. "Both Hilal and Naveed fired at constables".

"We are replacing all the four Assistant Surgeons including the two who have been ill since long". In the unrest that lasted for several months, at least 80 civilians were killed and thousands injured in clashes between protestors and security forces.

We are not terrorists. "We don't believe in killing innocents, they do". They preferred the motorcycle after the incident, he added. As per the jail manual, a doctor is supposed to visit a prisoner if he/she complains of an illness. He said the DG prisons has ordered inquiry in the case and the police was also investigating. "That is why they were desperate".

You have seen the photograph of Naveed after his escape and he has gone to a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist (Saddam Padder). Giving details of the day, Khan said that the militants approached the scene on a motorcycle and a vehicle, which have been recovered and seized. The officials said that the police were able to wipe out on the four accused through the help of CCTV camera footage and conversations on social media.