Two LeT Militant Associates Held: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two militant associates in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

A police spokesman in a statement said police along with counter-insurgent forces have arrested two militant associates of proscribed outfit LeT in Budgam.

The spokesman said that incriminating materials, explosive material and ammunition were also recovered from their possession.

He said that police in Budgam along with Army (62RR) & CRPF (43Bn) at a checkpoint established at Chandpora area of Budgam arrested two militant associates of the proscribed outfit LeT.

He added that they have been identified as Zahid Ahmad Sheikh son of Jalal-u-Din Sheikh resident of Alamnag Poshkar Khag and Sahil Bashir Dar son of Bashir Ahmad Dar resident of Mamath Budgam.

“Incriminating materials of proscribed terror outfit LeT, explosive material and ammunition including one hand grenade, 02 pistol magazines and 15 AK-47 rounds have been recovered from their possession,” said the spokesman.

“Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 153/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Budgam and investigation has been initiated,” he said.

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