Bandipora,Aug 24: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said that it had arrested six Lashkar associates in Pethkoot area in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
Bandipora police in a statement said “Acting on a specific input about anti national activity in the general area of Bandipora, a Lashkar e Toiba module was busted by joint forces. In this regard, 06 militant associates have been arrested.
They said incriminating arms and ammunition have been recovered from their possession which includes 02 live hand grenades,02 Detonators,15 AK series rounds , 02 Matrix Sheets and other materials.
Police identified the arrested militant associates as Muzaffar Mohiuddin Lone, Mohammad Amin Lone, Rizwan Qadir Lone, Imtiyaz Ahmad Lone, Javaid Ahmed Lone and Mohammad Saleem Khan.
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 Bandipora district, they said.
In this regard Case FIR under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation has been taken up, they added.