Two Hizb militant associates arrested in Awantipora, Incriminating materials including ammunition recovered: Police

Srinagar, Nov 27: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested two militants associates of Hizb outfit in South Kashmir’s Awantipora.

In a statement,  the police said that they alongwith security forces have arrested two militant associates linked with militant outfit HM in Awantipora and recovered incriminating materials including ammunition from their possession.

The statement further stated that Awantipora Police along with 42RR and 130Bn CRPF arrested two militant associates, who as per Police have been identified as Muzamil Ayoub Bhat son of Mohd Ayoub Bhat resident of Shahabad Kharpora Bala Lalgam Awantipora and Suhail Manzoor Mohand son of Manzoor Ahmad Mohand resident of Shahabad Kharpora Bala Lalgam Awantipora.

Incriminating materials, ammunition including 383 rounds of AK-47 were recovered from their possession, they said.

It is pertinent to mention here that the arrested militant associates were in touch with HM commanders & were involved in transportation of arms & ammunition. Besides, providing shelter and other logistic support to strengthen militant networks, they said.

A case vide FIR no. 194/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Awantipora and investigation has been initiated, reads the statement.

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