Three over-ground workers (OGWs) belonging to the Lashker-e-Toiba militant outfit were arrested from the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
“Three OGWs of LeT outfit were apprehended at a check-point established by a joint team of police and paramilitary CRPF at Rajbagh in Srinagar,” a police official said.
He said the arrested have been identified as Ubaid Untoo and Yawar Muzaffar Bhat - both residents of Sopore township in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district and Altaf Hussain Lone, a resident of Lashtiyal area of Kupwara.
A Chinese pistol, two pistol magazines, eight pistol rounds, four hand grenades and a GPS device were recovered from their possession, the official said.
He said the police have registered a case in this regard.