Sopore Police along with 22 RR busted a militant module of HM outfit operating in Sopore town. Four militants were arrested and arm and ammunition was recovered from them. Acting on a tip off, Sopore police in a joint operation with 22 RR launched a search operation in Batpora area of Sopore town. This was stated by police spokesman in a statement on Friday.
According to the police spokesman, during the search operation 04 militants of HM outfit namely Yawer Muzafar Bhat @Yawar Tanga @ Muz Tanga resident of Mumkak Batpora Sopore, Shoib-ul-Hamid @ Shoib Peetal resident Batpora Sopore, Ansar Bin Altaf @ Ansar Dar resident of Batpora Sopore and Riyaz Ahmad Dar resident of Naseer Abad Sopore were apprehended. 02 Pistols, 02 Pistol Magazines, 14 pistol rounds, 02 Chinese Hand grenades were recovered from them.
Sopore police has registered a case FIR number 156/14 under section 7/25 Arms Act, 3/5 Exp. Sub. Act in this regard and investigation has been taken up.
Spokesman further adds that. “during initial investigations it was revealed that the apprehended militants were operating a militant module of HM outfit and were planning to carry out a major terror act.”