Police Arrest Two LeT Militants, One OGW


SRINAGAR: Police in Srinagar arrested two active militants on Sunday affiliated with LeT outfit.

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On a credible input, Police along with security forces intercepted a militant borne Santro vehicle bearing registration No. JK13C-0941 on Barzulla-Chanapora road.  While checking the vehicle with two persons onboard officers were able to recover arms and ammunition from their possession. They have been identified as Vakeel Ahmed Bhat @Abu Zarrar and Omar Ismail Das both residents of  Bijbehara, Anantnag.

According to the police statement, both have been arrested and shifted to the police station where they remain in custody.

Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition recovered from their possession has been seized and taken into records in order to probe their complicity in other terror crimes.

Case FIR No. 40/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Saddar. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.

Also, police in Ganderbal arrested a militant associate linked to LeT. He has been identified as Fayaz Ahmed Bhat resident of Akhal Kangan.

As per the investigations, he was involved in providing logistic support and shelter to the active militants of LeT outfit operating in the areas of Ganderbal. According to the police statement, he was also involved in lobbing grenade on Police Station Kangan regarding which a case stands registered at PS Kangan.

Police claim that incriminating materials including ammunition have been recovered from his possession. A case under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Gund.


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