Sringar, September 03: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested three militant associates during checking on Naka in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
In a statement, the police said that, today Based on specific input regarding movement of militants in general area of sub division Pattan district Baramulla multiple Naka,s comprising of Police Baramulla, 29 RR was established at kralhar, Nihalpoora crossing (Mod), Zangam crossing in the jurisdiction of Police station Baramulla and Pattan respectively.
During routine checking three persons moving from zangam crossing to main market Pattan on National Highway Baramulla road were observed moving in suspicious manner, the police said.
“The individuals were challenged by the personnel at naka zangam crossing in the jd of ps pattan to which they tried to flee on being challenged from the spot. The naka personnel cordoned and apprehended the fleeing individuals. The on spot frisking and physical search led to recovery of three hand grenades”.
The police spokesman further said that, during on spot questioning they revealed their identity as Abid Parvaiz son of Parvaiz Ahmed Hajam resident of Andergam Pattan, Javaid Hassan Ittoo son of Farooq Ahmed Ittoo resident of Goushbugh Pattan and Jan Nissar khaliq son of Abdul khaliq Ganie residenr of Chanderhama Pattan.
All three working as OGW (Over Ground Workers) for Lashkar-e-Toiba outfit.
Besides above recovery other incriminating materials were also recovered .
In this regard case FIR no 234 /2020 under relevent sections of law stands registered in police station Pattan and further investigation taken up, the statement reads.