Police Held Two For Gun-Running, Subversive Activities

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Police said they have arrested two militant associates linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT (TRF) in Baramulla.

“Baramulla Police received specific information through reliable sources that unknown terrorist group from Khachadari Zehanpora are using illegal arms and ammunition against police and other security forces in the main area of Town Baramulla to disturb the peace and law & order,” a police spokesman said in a statement.

Giving further details, he said: “Acting on the information, joint parties of Baramulla Police, Army 46RR, 2nd Bn SSB and 53 Bn CRPF established many Nakas within the jurisdiction of Police Station Sheeri. Among them, one Naka was established on Zehanpora-Khadniyar link road and during checking one Scooty bearing registration number JK05A- 9328, which was coming from Zehanpora with pillion ride was noticed moving in suspicious circumstances. On noticing the naka party they tried to flee away from the spot, however, the alert party apprehended both the persons tactfully. During their personal search, incriminating materials including 40 live rounds of AK-47 were recovered from their possession.”

They were identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad son of Siraj-ud-din Bardal and Muneer Ahmad son of Siraj-ud-din both residents of Khachadari Zehanpora. During preliminary investigation, the arrested duo confessed that they are working for proscribed LeT (TRF) and involved in transportation of illegal arms and ammunition.

Police have registered a case and started investigations.

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