SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested five persons for pasting threat posters in Seer and Batagund villages of south Kashmir’s Tral area of Pulwama district.

Five Arrested For Pasting Threat Posters in Tral. Pic: Police

A police spokesman in a statement on January 13, 2021, some threat posters of the militant outfit were found pasted in Seer and Batagund villages of Tral area.

“Accordingly, a case FIR No. 04/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Tral and investigation was initiated,” said the spokesman.

“During the course of the investigation, the Police party raided multiple places and rounded up several suspects. During the questioning of suspects and collection of other evidence five militant associates were found to be involved  in pasting of the  said threat posters in Seer and Batagund area and were accordingly arrested,” he said, adding that “they have been identified as Jehangir Ahmad Parray son of  Ghulam Nabi Parray, Aijaz Ahmad Parray son of  Ghulam Mohammad Parray,  Towseef Ahmad Lone son of  Mohammad Ramzan Lone,  Sabzar Ahmad Bhat son of  Abdul Rashid Bhat and Qaisar Ahmad Dar son of  Gulzar Ahmad Dar all residents of Gulshanpora Tral.”

“One Laptop and a printer used for the preparation and printing of the said threat posters have been seized from their possession. Further investigation in the matter is in progress,” he said.

“Police have resolved to act tough against such elements. Community members are requested to share details about such persons who are involved in threatening and intimidation of locals,” said a police spokesman in a statement.


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