Module of ‘miscreants’ pasting LeT posters busted in Shopian

Umar Khurshid

On February 26, 2017 many posters of Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit were found pasted at different places in Shopian town which directed people to observe complete Bandh from February 26 onwards and warned people of dire-consequences, if bandh is not observed.

The shopkeepers of District Shopian observed complete bandh on February 26, 2017 because of the threat of the outfit through posters. Accordingly a case FIR No. 30/2017 was registered in P/S Shopian.

SSP Shopian Tahir Saleem told Kashmir Life that during the course of investigation Police and 44 RR called many suspects for questioning and during investigation it surfaced that one person namely Faisal Amin @ Chota Geelani S/o Mohammad Amin R/o Bonabazar Shopian alongwith 03 other associates namely Imad Ahmad s/o Bashir Ahmad, Zahid Ahmad @ Pintoo S/o Fayaz Ahmad Sofi and Ubaid Bashir S/o Bashir Guroo residents of town Shopian have conceived a plan to download poster of LeT Outfit from Social Media and paste the copies of these posters in the township to ensure bandh, Police said.

The arrested persons had approached to one Computer documentation Shop belonging to Muzaffar Ahmad Mir S/o Ab Rashid R/o Rawalpora at Town Shopian and got the LeT poster downloaded from the phone of Imad Ahmad (one of the suspect) and printed it, Police added.

“Thereafter the group approached a Photostat shop and got the LeT posters photocopied and managed these photo copies of LeT posters pasted in the town and surroundings during the intervening night of 25/26-02-2017 which created lot of chaos, confusion and disturbance in the District. The three accomplices of Faisal Amin @ Chota Geelani are evading their arrest.”

Photo Copier, Printer, Computer and posters involved in the commission of crime have also been seized.

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