Two hybrid militants arrested in Sopore: Police

Sopore, Sept 21: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday late evening claimed to have arrested two active LeT hybrid militants along with arms and ammunition in Sopore area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

In a statement, police said , “A joint team of police, Army’s 22 RR and CRPF’s 179 BN during a cordon and search operation arrested two active hybrid militants in Botingoo area of Sopore”.

Incriminating materials including 1 pistol, magazine, 08 pistol rounds and a grenade were recovered from their possession, they said.

Police identified them as Imtiyaz Ahmad Ganai son of Abdul Rahim Ganai and Waseem Ahmad Lone son of Ghulam Rasool Lone—both residents of Botingoo.

Meanwhile, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore and further investigation has been set into motion.

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