Palhallan Grenade Attack Case Solved, Three Arrested: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday claimed to have busted militant module of proscribed outfit LeT(TRF) by arresting three militant associates involved in Palhallan Grenade attack.

A police spokesman in statement police along with 29RR and SSB 2nd Bn established a joint MVCP/naka at Wussan Pattan and intercepted three suspicious individuals who tried to flee from the spot after watching the joint naka party.

The spokesman in a statement said that they were tactfully apprehended by the alert party and were identified as Asif Ahmad Reshi son of Nissar Ahmad Reshi, Mehrajudin Dar son of Sonaullah Dar and  Faisal Habib Lone son of Habibullah Lone all the residents of Gund Jehangir, Hajin, District Bandipora.

“During the course of the investigation and technical leads revealed that the arrested trio are working as militant associates of proscribed outfit LeT (TRF) and involved in a recent grenade attack at Palhallan on 17/11/2021  as a case vide FIR No.327/2021 of PS Pattan under relevant sections of law stands already registered. On their disclosure two grenades were recovered from their possession,” he said.

“Investigations also revealed that the arrested trio were given instructions by the militants across the border and aim behind the attacks was to create an atmosphere of fear & chaos and to draw reaction against Kashmiri Youth outside UT. Further investigation into the case is going on,” said the spokesman.

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