SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested two militant associates linked with proscribed outfit HM in Awantipora and recovered incriminating materials including ammunition from their possession.
A police spokesman in a statement said that Awantipora Police along with 42RR and 130Bn CRPF arrested two militant associates linked with proscribed outfit HM.
“They have been identified as Muzamil Ayoub Bhat son of Mohd Ayoub Bhat resident of Shahabad Kharpora Bala Lalgam Awantipora and Suhail Manzoor Mohand son of Manzoor Ahmad Mohand resident of Shahabad Kharpora Bala Lalgam Awantipora,” said the spokesman.
“Incriminating materials, ammunition including 383 rounds of AK-47 were recovered from their possession,” he said.
“It is pertinent to mention here that the arrested militant associates were in touch with HM commanders and were involved in the transportation of arms and ammunition. Besides, providing shelter and other logistic support to strengthen militant networks,” he added.
“A case vide FIR no. 194/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Awantipora and investigation has been initiated,” said a police spokesman in a statement.