SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday claimed to have arrested two militant associates linked to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit.
A police spokesman said that Awantipora police along with 42 RR and 180 Bn CRPF have arrested two militant associates linked to proscribed outfit JeM.
“The arrested terrorist associates have been identified as Reyaz Ahmad Bhat resident of Amirabad Tral and Mohammad Umer Tantray resident of Aripal Tral,” said the spokesman.
“As per the police records they were involved in providing shelter, logistics and other support to the JeM militants, besides they were also involved in transporting arms/ ammunition to the militants operating in Tral and Awantipora areas,” he said.
“Incriminating material including explosive material has been recovered from them in Tral area,” he added.
“Accordingly, a case FIR No.72/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Tral and further investigation has been initiated,” said the spokesman.