Karachi: Additional than two many years right after the notorious hijacking of Indian Airways flight IC-814, household of sufferer Rupin Katyal eventually obtained justice right after hijacker Mistry Zahoor Ibrahim aka Jamali was gunned down in Karachi in Pakistan by unknown gunmen on March 1.
With the killing of Ibrahim, only two out of 5 Jaish-e-Mohammed hijackers are alive in Pakistan which includes Ibrahim Azhar, elder brother of Masood Azhar and Rauf Asghar, the two king-pins of the globally selected terrorist team.
Twenty five year old Rupin Katyal was brutally murdered by Zahoor Mistry on December 25, 1999 using a sharp instrument and his body was retrieved from the hijacked plane in UAE. He along with his wife were returning to Delhi after honeymoon in Kathmandu on that fateful day.
In accordance to counter-terrorism gurus, only Ibrahim Azhar and Shahid Akhtar Sayed are alive in Pakistan with the latter shifting absent from Karachi to relative defense of lawless Khyber Paktunkhwa place of Pakistan. It is comprehended that when just one of the hijackers died owing to all-natural triggers, yet another was killed by Indian protection forces for the duration of the December thirteen, 2001, assault on Parliament by the similar Sunni jihadist team with Deobandi ideology.
It is comprehended that the funeral of Zahoor Mistry was attended by senior leaders of JeM team, which is headquartered in Bahawalpur in Pakistan’s Punjab province. Masood Azhar, Omar Saeed Shekh, each then affiliated to Harkat-ul-Ansar team, and a Kashmiri terrorist Mushtaq Ahmed Zargar, were being produced by the Indian governing administration on December 31, 1999, in Kandahar underneath the look at of the then Taliban terror routine. Following currently being produced, Azhar fulfilled then Taliban main Mullah Omar and then crossed more than to Pakistan by way of Spin Boldak crossing in Quetta.
The Jaish-e-Mohammed terror team was shaped by Masood Azhar on his return to Pakistan and promptly wreaked vengeance by attacking the Srinagar secretariat in Oct 2001 and Indian Parliament on December thirteen, 2001. He also introduced a fidayeen or suicide assault on Ram Janamnbhoomi temple in 2005 but the assault was unsuccessful or else it would have triggered large communal conflagration in UP.
It is pertinent to remember that the complete west which includes its media suggested armed forces restraint to India right after IC 814 hijacking and Parliament assault devoid of sanctioning Pakistan for launching these terror assaults.