4 terrorist associates held in Baramulla, Shopian
Arms, ammo, 2.5 lac cash seized
Post by Irfan Yattoo on Monday, November 27, 2023
Srinagar, Nov 26: Continuing a strict clampdown on operating terror networks, the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday arrested four terrorists associates in Baramulla and Shopian districts of Kashmir valley and recovered arms, ammunition and other incriminating materials from their possession.
A police officer in Baramulla told Rising Kashmir that police along with security forces arrested three terrorist associates linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT/TRF and recovered arms and ammunition and other incriminating materials from their possession.
He said on Saturday evening, during joint naka checking and patrolling with 13 SIKHLI,185 BN BSF and Baramulla Police at Kalgai near Jhula foot Bridge intercepted two suspected persons coming from Kamalkote towards National Highway carrying bags.
They were identified as Zameer Ahmad Khanday son of Azeem Khanday resident of Madiyan Kamalkote and Mohammad Naseem Khanday son of Abdul Majeed Khanday resident of Madiyan Kamalkote.
“During search, three Chinese Grenades, Cash 2.5 lacs were recovered from them. To this effect case FIR under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Uri,” he said.
The officer further said that during sustained questioning both the accused disclosed that these illegally acquired grenades and cash have been provided to them by one Manzoor Ahmad Bhatti son of Karam Din Bhatti resident of Madiyan kamalkote so that they could execute any terrorist act.
“Accordingly, Manzoor Ahmad Bhatti was picked up for questioning, during questioning, he disclosed that he has supplied these illegally acquired grenades and cash to these persons for commission of terrorist acts and has also kept one hand grenade and cash at a location known to him near his house,” the police officer said.
Consequently, upon his disclosure one Chinese hand grenade & cash 2.17 lacs was recovered. He was also arrested in the instant case. Further investigation is going, he added.
Similarly, a terrorist associate of Ansar-Gazwatul-Hind (AGuH) was arrested along with incriminating material, arms and ammunition in South Kashmir's Shopian district.
A police official said on Sunday police along with Army (44 RR) & CRPF (14th Bn) at a checkpoint established at Habdipora Shopian Crossing, intercepted a suspected person who was coming from Kundalan towards Shopian.
He has been identified as Farman Khursheed Wani son of Khursheed Ahmad Wani resident of Gagren Shopian.
“During search, incriminating materials, arms & ammunition including 01 Pistol, 02 Pistol Magazines, 10 rounds of 9mm Caliber and a Mobile Phone was recovered from his possession,” he said.
The police officer said during preliminary questioning, the arrested terrorist associate disclosed that he is working as a terrorist associate of banned outfit AGH and was supposed to carry out attacks on security forces in the district.
Regarding the incident, a case vide FIR No.194/23 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Shopian and investigation of the case has been initiated, he added.