07 JeM Militant Associates Arrested In Awantipora: Police

SRINAGAR: Police on Thrusday claimed to have busted a militant module by arrested seven militant associates in South Kashmir’s Awantipora.

In a statement, the police said that in a multiple raids Awantipora Police along with Army 42 RR and CRPF180 BN /CRPF 130 BN apprehended 06 youth identified as Aqib Ahmad Dobi son of Ghulam Mohammad Dobi resident of Tral, Mufeez Ahmad Zargar son of Mohammad Syed Zargar R/O Tral-e-Payeen, Saifullah Ahmad Shah son of Ali Mohammad Shah resident of Takiya Gulab Bagh Tral,  Liyaqat Ahmad Khanday @ Amir son of Ab.Rashid Khanday resident of Amlar Tral, Shoaib Ahmad Bhat son of Mohammad Shafi Bhat resident of Chersoo Awantipora and Bilal Ahmad Zaboo son of Farooq Ahmad Zaboo resident of Tral-e-Bala.

As per police they were planning to join militant ranks. The arrested youth were motivated and indoctrinated by the militant associates and militant to join the militant ranks.

The said youth developed contact with the active militants in the said area for joining militancy by means of the militant associates (arrested by police).

Facts have been revealed by the arrested youth were motivated by Pakistan based self-style militant commanders  to join militancy and asked to establish contact with their ground cadre in Awantipora and Tral area, they said.

Moreover, Awantipora Police along with security forces busted militant module and arrested seven militant associates of outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad namely, Sajad Ahmad Sheikh son of Ab.Salam Sheikh resident of Pinglish Tral, Adil Hussain Sheikh son of Gh.Hassan Sheikh resident of Tral-e-Bala, Mohammad Iqbal Baba son of Haji M.Aslam Baba resident of Tral-e-Bala,  Yasir Amin Dar son of Mohammad Amin Dar resident of Noorabad Tral-e-Bala, Showkat Ahmad Sheikh son of M.Subhan Sheikh resident of Batagund Tral and Ubaid Ahmad Mir son of Mohammad Amin Mir resident of Batagund Tral and Adil Rashid Bhat son of Ab.Rashid Bhat resident of Kranzbal Tral,

for motivating youth to join the militant ranks. The arrested militant Associates are involved in providing logistics, shelter, transporting of arms/ammunition and other kind of support to militants of Jaish-e-Mohammad in Tral and Awantipora areas, they said.

The arrested militant associates were in touch with PAK based self style Commanders through different social media platforms. Incriminating material recovered from them, they said.

Consequent upon this Case FIR number 51/2021 stands registered in Police Station Tral under relevant sections of law, reads the statement.

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