Police on Monday claimed to have arrested three militants from Lawaypora area of Srinagar.
The spokesman said that three car-borne militants affiliated with Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit were arrested jointly by police and security forces after receiving credible inputs about the presence of militants.
The trio was identified as Shahid Bhat, Rayis Hurrah and Ishaq Lone.
Police said incriminating materials which include ammunition and live rounds were recovered from the trio. Meanwhile, police have registered a case in this regard and further investigations are going on.
Following the incident police issued a statement, the statement reads; “at a Naka checkpoint established near Lawaypora, security forces apprehended three militants and recovered incriminating materials including ammunition and live rounds from their possession.”
The statement further said; “they have been identified as Shahid Bhat, Rayis Hurrah and Ishaq Lone. A case under relevant sections of law has been registered at PS Parimpora. Further investigation in the matter is going on.”