Forces arrest two Hizbul OGWs in Kupwara

Published at September 14, 2017 01:49 PM 0Comment(s)2000views


Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar

Two suspected Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) have been arrested in Kupwara, police said today.

The state government forces have apprehended the two men from Handwara area of Kupwara district in two separate incidents, a police official said here.

Police have seized a hand grenade from each of them.

Waheed Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Kachloo Kralgund, was nabbed during routine inspection at a checkpoint near Larganapora Bichwara village of Kralgund on Monday, the official said.

He added that Bhat was a Hizbul “sympathizer”.

The second person who was arrested was Mohammad Shafi Mir, a resident of Supernaghama.

Mir was apprehended at a checkpoint in Qalamabad village on September 12, he added.

The official said police have registered cases against them.

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