Srinagar, May 01: The joint parties of security forces on Sunday arrested two hybrid terrorists from the Srinagar and Kulgam districts of Valley. As per the officials, arms and ammunition were recovered from their possession.
A police spokesman in a tweet said on a specific input, Srinagar Police and Army (50 RR) arrested a hybrid militant namely Sheikh Sahid Gulzar of Muchhwa, Badgam from Nowgam, Srinagar.
Incriminating material including pistol and live ammunition was recovered from him, he said.
Meanwhile, a case has been registered under the relevant sections.
In Kulgam, a joint party of Police along with 34RR have arrested one hybrid militant of proscribed terrorist outfit LeT who was in contact with Pakistan-based terrorists as well as local terrorists of proscribed outfit LeT.
He said the accused was tasked to execute terror incidents and was also involved in providing shelter, logistics, and other support to the terrorists that included transporting of arms, ammunition, and explosive material of the terrorists in district Kulgam.
The arrested person was identified as Yamin Yousuf Bhat S/O Mohd Yousuf Bhat R/O Gadihama.
Incriminating material, arms, and ammunition including one pistol, one pistol magazine, 51 9mm rounds, and two hand grenades have been recovered from him," the spokesman said.
In this connection case with FIR No.57/2022 stands registered against the hybrid terrorist in Police Station Kulgam under relevant sections of law and further investigation regarding the incident is in progress.
"The arrest of the hybrid terrorist is an achievement for Kulgam Police as the said terrorist was well known about the topography of the district and it was easy for him to choose soft targets," the spokesman said.
As per police, the accused was also in contact with Pakistani terrorists and was working under their command and guidance. More arrests and recoveries are expected in the instant case, he said.