Two OGWs held, arms and ammunition recovered in Bandipora: Police

Srinagar: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested two Over Ground Workers (OGWs) in Bandipora district of north Kashmir.

“On a credible input Bandipora Police along with security forces arrested two militant associates identified as Mohd Saleem Gojer Banyia son of Abdul Aziz Banyia resident of Bandipora and Mohd Iqbal Khatana son of Mohd Ismail Khatana resident of Rajouri,” a police spokesman said in a statement.

As per the investigations, it is learnt that they were involved in facilitating infiltration and providing logistic support to militants, he said.

“Arms and ammunition and other incriminating material were recovered from their possession. Police has registered a case FIR No. 80/2019 under relevant sections of law at PS Bandipora in the matter,” the spokesman said.

All the incriminating materials recovered have been taken into case records for the purpose of investigation and probe their complicity in other militant crimes. Further investigation in the matter is going on.

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