JeM militant module busted, three arrested: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted a militant module and arrested three militant associates from Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

A police spokesman in a statement said: “Based on a credible input, Budgam police along with 50RR and 29BN CRPF have arrested three militant associates linked to proscribed outfit JeM from Chadoora area at a checkpoint.”

“They have been identified as Javaid Ahmad Bhat resident of Pulwama, Ajaz Wani resident of Chitroo Dangerpora and Aqib Ganaie resident of Khansaib,” said the spokesman.

He said that incriminating materials including 40 rounds of AK-47, 02 detonators and 03 JeM matrix sheets have been recovered from their possession.

“All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe their role and complicity in other crimes,” he said.

“As per the police records, they were involved in providing logistic support and shelter to the active militants of proscribed outfit JeM operating in the area,” he added.

“Case FIR No. 120/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Chadoora and further investigation into the case has been initiated,” said a police spokesman in a statement.


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