Man arrested with IED material in Magam area of Budgam: Police

Srinagar, July 08: Police in Central Kashmir’s Budgam arrested a militant associate and recovered explosive substance and incriminating documents from him, police said on Thursday.

Police said that during Naka checking at Archandarhama Magam near railway crossing, Police intercepted a person carrying a bag with suspicious condition, when police party approached towards him, he tried to flee from the spot but was tactfully apprehended by police party.

During search of said person, police party recovered explosive substance weighing 1.2 kg & Electronic Detonator 2 numbers from his bag. He has been identified as Danish Ahmed Dar a resident of Check-Sari Singhpora Pattan.

Police said that preliminary investigation revealed that the arrested militant associate is involved in providing logistics and other material support to the militants of proscribed militant outfit LeT in various areas of Budgam.

Police said that the arrested militant associate has been in touch with the PaK militant commanders through various social media platforms and was also in touch with LeT commanders in Kashmir.

In this connection, a case FIR Number 154/2021 under relevant sections of Explosive Substance Act has been registered at Police Station Magam and investigation taken up.

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