Srinagar, Aug 1: Abu Dujana, the chief of the Lashkar-e-Taiba in Jammu and Kashmir was spotted at a rally that organised to pay tributes to militants. Dujana who carries a reward of Rs 8 lakh was spotted at the rally organised by the separatists at Pulwama in South Kashmir held on July 31.
Dujana who was recently appointed as the Chief of the Lashkar-e-Taiba in Jammu and Kashmir had been spotted at a funeral of another terrorist in the month of March. Over there he had called upon the locals to take the fight against the Indian army. "Lift up your guns and fight against the Indian army," he said before a crowd.
From masterminding the Udhampur attack to the the recent attack at Pampore in which 8 CRPF personnel were killed, the 26-year-old Dujana has become a menace in South Kashmir.
Dossier on Dujana
An intelligence bureau dossier on Dujana states that he joined the Lashkar-e-Taiba when he was 17. His rise in the outfit has been meteoric. A resident of Gilgit-Baltistan, he operates out of the Pulwama region in South Kashmir. His planning and style of execution had impressed his bosses who appointed him as a deputy to Abu Qasim.
Following the death of Abu Qasim, Dujana became the obvious choice to lead the outfit in Kashmir. His main target is the Indian army.
All his attacks are directed against the armed forces in Kashmir as he believes that the armed forces is coming in the way of their so-called Kashmir struggle.
His name featured in several attacks which also include the ones at Pampore and Udhampur. In fact, he was the one who had planned the Udhampur attack in which two BSF personnel had died. When Mohammad Naved one of the terrorists was caught alive, he confirmed to the police that the attack was masterminded by Dujana and Qasim.
The investigations being conducted into the recent Pampore attack has also found that it was Dujana who was behind the attack. There is currently a reward of Rs 8 lakh on his head and a massive manhunt has been launched to track him down.