Two LeT associates held along with arms and ammunition in Hajin; Police

Bandipora, Feb 26,: Police in North Kashmir’s Hajin town of Bandipora district on Friday claimed to have arrested two militant associates of proscribed militant outfit Lashkar-e-taiba commonly known as LeT along with arms and ammunition from their possession.

In a statement, Police spokesperson said, “Acting on specific information Bandipora police along with 13 RR and 45 BN CRPF apprehended 02 militant associates of proscribed militant outfit LET in a joint operation at Bonikhan Mohalla area of Hajin Town and recovered arms, ammunition from their possession which includes 02 live hand grenades and 08 live rounds of AK 47.”

He identified the arrested duo as Gh Mohi-ud -din Khan son of Nazir Ahmad Khan, a resident of Paribal Hajin and Riyaz Ahmad Bhat son of AB Ahad Bhat, a resident of Bonikhan Mohalla Hajin.

“On preliminary enquiry, it was revealed that the accused were associated with militant outfit LeT and were providing shelter, logistics and other material support to active militants of LeT in Sumbal and Hajin areas,” the statement added.

He said, in this regard Case FIR No. 16/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in P/S Hajin and further investigation has been taken up.

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