SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police in Baramulla on Friday claimed to have foiled an ex-filtration bid in Uri area by arresting four individuals on their way towards LoC for ex-filtration to Pakistan via Gowhallan Sector in Uri.
A police spokesman in a statement said that Baramulla Police received specific information that three local youth were received by one Parvaiz Ahmad Hajam son of Gh Mohi-ud-din resident of Gohallan Uri (as a guide) in order to ex-filtrate them to Pakistan through Gowhallan sector.
“Acting swiftly upon the input, a special team headed by Junaid Wali-JKPS, SDPO Uri intercepted the group and arrested the said guide along with three local youth,” said the spokesman.
“The arrested youth have been identified as Mohammad Shafi Hajam son of Abdul Ahad Hajam, Reyaz Ahmad Bhat son of Manzoor Ahmad both residents of Sheeri Mirhar and Yasir Bhat son of Ghulam Mohd resident of Chatloora Sopore,” he said.
He said that incriminating material including sharp knives, torches, etc were also recovered from their possession.
“Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation into the matter is in progress.,” said the spokesman.