Awantipora 11 January (KNB): Awantipora Police along with 42 RR & 130 Bn CRPF arrested two militant associates of proscribed outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad from Awantipora area today.
As per officials the duo were involved in providing shelter, support, logistics, as well as in transporting of arms/ ammunition of the militants in Awantipora & Tral area and passing sensitive information to the militants of proscribed outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad.
A statement issued to Kashmir News Bureau said that the arrested militant associates have been identified as Shezaan Gulzar Beigh from Gadhikhal Chersoo and Waseem-ul-Rehman Sheikh from Midoora Awantipora Incriminating material including explosive material and ammunition has been recovered from both the arrested persons.
Officials stated that the arrested militant associates have been in touch with the Pakistan militant commanders through various Social Media platforms and one of the arrested militant associate has also gone to Pakistan as well as met some militant commanders there.
“Lot of false narrative have been uploaded on Facebook Page being operated by one of the arrested terror associates to influence and misguide the gullible youth towards the path of violence,” officials further stated.
Officials added, “Case FIR number 07/2021 stands registered against the arrested militant associate in Police Station Awantipora under relevant sections of law and further investigation is going on.” (KNB)