Two militant modules of LeT busted in Bandipora, 5 associates held: Police

Bandipora: Bandipora police on Sunday claimed to have busted to militant modules of LeT by arresting five militant associates in Bandipora and Hajin areas of the district.

According a statement, Bandipora police busted two militant modules and arrested five militant associates of LeT, who were providing logistics & transportation to militants in the district.

The statement reads that in one case, on a specific input security forces recovered two Chinese grenades in Bandipora along with militant associates identified as Irfan Ahmad Bhat of Ashtengoo, Sajad Ahmad Mir, Shariq Ahmad Mir—both residents of Arin and Irfan Ahmad Jan of Qazipora, who were providing sim cards and logistic support to militants in the area.

“Other incriminating material was also recovered from their possession.”

It reads that where as during naka at Rakh Hajin, security forces arrested one militant associate namely Irfan Aziz Bhat of Hajin and recovered one Chinese grenade from his possession.

“He was also in tounch with Pak based militant Umer Lala and killed militant Saleem Parray of Hajin. He along with his Pak based militants were planning to create militancy incident in Hajin area,” it reads.

The statement reads that in both cases, cognisance has been taken in Police station Bandipora and Hajin under relevant sections of law and further investigation has been taken up. (KNS)

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