LeT module busted, five arrested: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have busted LeT module and hideout in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

A police spokesman in a statement said, “On a credible input, Budgam police along with 53 RR and 153 Bn CRPF arrested a militant associate identified as Zahoor Wani from village Arizal in the jurisdiction of PS Khansahab.”

“On his disclosure, a militant hideout was busted. Incriminating material including arms and ammunition was recovered from the hideout,” said the spokesman.

A militant hideout busted in Budgam. Image: Police

“During the course of the investigation, 04 more militant associates identified as Younis Mir, Aslam Sheikh, Parvaiz Sheikh and Rehman Lone all residents of Khansahib were arrested,” he said.

Zahoor Wani from village Arizal

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

“A case under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Khansahib and further investigation is in progress,” said the spokesman.

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