Police arrests five youth with material for allegedly making IEDs in South Kashmir


Police on Tuesday night claimed to have arrested five persons and recovered material used for allegedly making Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from Zainapora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

A top police official told Kashmir Life that five youth were arrested by a joint team of police during the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday and material used for making the explosive devices including IEDs was recovered from their possession.

The officer identified the arrested persons as Aqib Nazir Rather son of Nazir Ahmad Rather of Awneera Shopian, Sameer Mushtaq Bhat, son of Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat of Shirmal Shopian, Faisal Farooq Ahanger son of Farooq Ahmad Ahanger of Moolu Chitragam, Shopian, Amir Majeed Wani son of Abdul Majeed Wani a resident of Durpora and Rayees Ahmad Ganie son of Mohd Ayoub of Dangerpora Shopian.

Meanwhile, police have registered a case under FIR number 39/2019 under section 16, 18, 38, 39 Unlawful Activities (Prevention Act) in this regard and further investigations have been taken up.


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