The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday arrested People’s Democratic Party (PDP) MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir’s driver for questioning in connection with the recent Amarnath Yatra terror attack.

The driver, Touseef Ahmad was deputed to his duty seven months. It is suspected that he had links with the terrorists involved in the attack, reports Indian Express.

“Touseef is cooperating with the investigators. He was deputed as driver some seven months ago from the security wing of Jammu and Kashmir police. He has been detained in a terrorism related case,”  Superintendent of Police (SP) Shopian, Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar told ANI News.

b’The victims at the hospital | Source: PTI’

He is also being interrogated in connection with several other militancy-related cases. Two others have also been arrested in connection with the case, reports India Today.

Seven people, including five women, were killed and 19 others were injured when terrorists opened fire at a bus carrying Amarnath yatra pilgrims in Kashmir’s Anantnag on Monday. The Jammu and Kashmir police has constituted a six-member special investigation team (SIT)  Friday to probe the attack.

(Feature image source: PTI)