SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday claimed to have arrested two Jash-e-Mohammad militant associates Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
A police spokesman in a statement said Awantipora Police along with 42 RR and 130 Bn CRPF arrested two militant associates of proscribed outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad from Awantipora area who are involved in providing shelter, support, logistics, as well as in transporting of arms and ammunition of the militants in Awantipora and Tral area and passing sensitive information to the militants of proscribed outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad.
The spokesman said that the arrested militant associates have been identified as Shezaan Gulzar Beigh from Gadhikhal Chersoo and Waseem-ul-Rehman Sheikh from Midoora Awantipora.
“Incriminating materials including ammunition has been recovered from both the arrested militant associates,” said the spokesman.
“The arrested militant associates have been in touch with the PaK commanders through various Social Media platforms. One of the arrested associates has also gone to PaK and had met some militant commanders there,” he said.
“Lot of false narrative has been uploaded on Facebook Page being operated by one of the arrested militant associates to influence and misguide the gullible youth towards the path of violence,” he added.
“Case FIR number 07/2021 stands registered against the said arrested militant associates in Police Station Awantipora under relevant sections of law. Further investigation/ questioning is going on,” said the spokesman.