Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested three militants from central Kashmir’s Srinagar district.
A police spokesman in a statement said that on a specific input, Srinagar police busted the IS inspired module and arrested three militants from Srinagar with the assistance of Delhi police.
“At a naka checkpoint, a party of Srinagar Police intercepted motorcycle-borne militants who were moving through the Kothi Bagh area. Police acting swiftly apprehended the motorcyclist and the other two associates,” the spokesman said.
“Arms and ammunition were recovered from the possession of the trio,” he said.
The spokesman identified them as Tahir Ahmad Khan resident of Chandrigam Tral, Haris Mushtaq Khan resident of Wathoora Budgam and Asif Suhail Nadaf resident of Rainawari Srinagar.
“Police have registered a case FIR No 93/2018 PS Kothi Bagh under section 307 RPC, 16,18 ULA (P) Act read with 7/25 I.A.Act in this regard and further investigation in the matter is in progress,” the spokesman said.