To Hizb OGW arrested in Kishtwar, claims police

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said that it has arrested a top over-ground worker of Hizbul Mujahideen in Kishtwar district of the state.

Identified as Touseef Ahmad Gudna alias Abu Bakar, a police official said that he was arrested on a specific information on Tuesday.

Gudna’s name, police said, came to the fore during interrogation of the two Hizbul Mujahideen activists who were arrested on July 1 and with his arrest, there is “likelihood of decrease in militant activities.

Gudna, a close associate of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Mohammad Amin alias Jehangir, was also involved in a militancy-related case registered in police station Parimpora in Srinagar last year, a news gathering agency reported.

He was also reportedly in contact with another militant Latti in 2017. Gudna allegedly helped transfer money to Jehangir’s wife, the report quoting police said. (Agencies)

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