Bandipora police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested three over ground workers (OGWs) of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant outfit and recovered incriminating material from their possession in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
A senior police officer said that the police station Hajin received information from reliable sources that some “miscreants at the behest of local active militants of LeT have hoisted Pakistani flags in main market Hajin”.
“They wanted to create fear psychosis and incite anti-national feelings among the locals of Hajin town.”
He said that in this regard an FIR no 35/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation initiated.
“During the course of investigation three OGW’S identified as Mujeeb Shamas, Tanveer Ahmad Mir and Imtiyaz Ahmad Sheikh-all residents of Mir Mohalla Hajin were arrested who admitted their involvement in the crime.”
The official further said that a hand grenade, cloth, sewing machine and other incriminating material used in preparing flags were also recovered from them while further investigation is going on—(KNO)