Two LeT Militant Associates Arrested In Central Kashmir: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested two LeT associates along with live ammunition and posters of the militant outfit in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

A police spokesman in a statement said that Mohammad Ashraf Shaksaz of Kralnar Kalshipora and Mursaleen Maqbool Bhat of Shamsabad Budgam were held by a joint team of Budgam police and 53 RR at a checkpoint at Railway bridge Mohanpora.

He said that preliminary investigation has revealed that the two arrested LeT associates were providing shelter, logistics and other material support including transportation of arms and ammunition to the militants of LeT in various areas of Budgam.

“The duo has been in touch with the Pakistani commanders through various social media platforms and were also in constant touch with Lashkar e Toiba commanders in Kashmir,” said a police spokesman in a statement said.

The Police further said that incriminating material including posters of LeT and live ammunition 30 rounds of AK 47 and 7 rounds of Chinese pistol were recovered from their possession.

Accordingly, a case FIR number 207/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Budgam, and investigation into the matter has been initiated, said police spokesman in a statement.


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