Three Militant Associates Arrested: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday claimed to have arrested three militant associates in Bomai chowk In Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Three militant associates arrested in Bombai Sopore on August 27,2022: Pic:Police

A police spokesman in a statement said today on 26 August 2022, during evening hours, a joint naka/MVCP was established by Sopore police, 22 RR, 179 BN CRPF at Bomai chowk in the jurisdiction of Police Station Bomai.

“During checking  a suspicious movement of three persons coming from Goripura towards Bomai was noted and were subsequently asked to stop, but they tried to flee from the spot, however were tactfully apprehended by the security forces,” said the spokesman.

He said that upon their personal search three hand Grenades, 09 Posters, 12 Pakistani Flags were recovered from their possession.

“During the preliminary questioning, they revealed their identity as Shariq Ashraf son of Mohammad Ashraf Wani resident of Hadipora Rafiabad, Saqlain Mushtaq son of Mushtaq Ahmed War a resident of Warpora Sopore and Tawfeeq Hassan Sheikh son of Ghulam Hassan Sheikh a resident of Fatehgarh Baramulla,” he added.

“Preliminary investigations have revealed that the arrested persons are OGWs of proscribed terrorist organisation LeT and were in a constant search of an opportunity to carry out attacks on security forces and civilians including outside labourers,”he further added.

“Accordingly case has been registered at Police Station Bomai under relevant sections of law and further investigation is still going on,” said the spokesman.

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