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Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen declared terrorist organisation
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Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen declared terrorist organisation

New Delhi, Feb 6: The Central Government in its recent gazette has declared Jammu and Kashmir based Tehrik-ul-Mujahiddin (TuM) as a terrorist organisation.

According to a statement issued by Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday, ‘Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen’ came into existence in the year 1990 with the objective of “liberation of Kashmir” and has been actively pursuing the same by way of acts of terror.

In recent past TuM has carried out a number of terrorist attacks besides subversive acts like grenade attacks, weapons snatching incidents, supporting other terrorist outfits, such as Hizb-Ul-Mujahideen (HM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in terms of financial and logistic support.

TuM is also actively involved in running terrorist training centres for Kashmiri youth and is likely to recruit more youth from the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the statement read and added that the members of TuM are getting financial and logistic support from their handlers who are based in abroad.

A number of cases have been already registered by the Jammu and Kashmir Police in the recent past, in which it was found that TuM has played a major role in commission of terrorist acts. Several cadres of TuM have already been arrested.(UNI)