Srinagar, Sept 23: Pulling off a major breakthrough in the anti-terror operations, The Jammu and Kashmir Police along with security forces arrested two terrorists associated with proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in Baramulla on Saturday.
The security officials revealed that incriminating materials, arms and ammunition was also recovered from their possession . They said that the terrorists were attempting to revive terrorism in J&K.
Revealing further details, a senior police officer said that two terrorists have been apprehended by security forces in Baramulla district and the investigation is at the initial stage while more arrests and recoveries are expected in the case.
Briefing about the details, he said that on 21/09/2023, Police in Baramulla through reliable sources came to know that one individual namely Yaseen Ahmad Shah son of Tariq Ahmad resident of Janbazpora Baramulla is missing from his home and has joined proscribed terror outfit LeT/TRF.
“Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Baramulla and investigation was taken up. On receipt of this information, based on human/technical intelligence, a joint team of Baramulla Police, Army & CAPF during MVCP checking at Tapper Pattan apprehended the said terrorist,” the spokesman said.
Meanwhile, police recovered incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including one Pistol, one Pistol Magazine and eight live rounds were recovered from his possession.
“During questioning, he disclosed the name of his other associate as Parvaiz Ahmad Shah son of Ali Mohd resident of Takiya Wagoora. Accordingly, joint parties of Baramulla Police, Army & CAPF raided his residence and subsequently arrested him. Upon his disclosure, two Hand Grenades were also recovered from his possession,” he said.
The police said that following the further course of interrogation of terrorist Mohd Yaseen Shah , one Pistol, one Pistol Magazine & eight live rounds were also recovered from his house at Janbazpora.
“The investigation so far has revealed that these two terrorists were operating on the directions from Pakistan based handlers and were planning to recruit more terrorists and carry out terrorist activities in Baramulla and nearby areas. The investigation is at the initial stage and more arrests and recoveries are expected,” he said.