J-K Police bust terror module in Ganderbal, Hizbul terrorists arrested

Police spokesman said that in a series of actions in Ganderbal and Awantipora, forces arrested five associates linked to proscribed terror outfits Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and Al-Badr.
Three terrorist associates linked to proscribed terror outfit HM have been arrested.(ANI)
Three terrorist associates linked to proscribed terror outfit HM have been arrested.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 11:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted terror module in Ganderbal region and arrested five people along with incriminating materials, cash and hand grenades.

Police spokesman said that in a series of actions in Ganderbal and Awantipora, forces have arrested five associates linked to proscribed terror outfits Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and Al-Badr.

On reliable tip about a terror module, a joint operation was launched by Ganderbal Police and 5 Rashtriya Rifles. Three terrorist associates linked to proscribed terror outfit HM have been arrested, the spokesman added.

The arrested have been identified as Arshid Ahmad Khan of Wayil Wuder Gutlibagh, Majid Rasool Rather of Beehama Ganderbal and Mohd Asif Najar of Beehama Ganderbal.

“Three hand grenades besides, incriminating materials including electronic gadgets, have been recovered from their possession,” he said, adding that preliminary investigation revealed that the trio had come in contact with a Pak-based militant Fayaz Khan of Chanhar Gutlibagh presently in Pakistan. Khan had tasked them to join terrorist ranks and undertake terrorist activities/attacks on security forces in the area.

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“A case FIR No. 199/2020 under relevant sections has been registered at Police Station Ganderbal. Further investigation is in progress,” the spokesman stated.

Meanwhile in Awantipora, on a specific information, the police along with security forces arrested two terrorist associates at Ladhoo crossing while travelling from Shopian to Khrew. The duo was on a scooty bearing registration number JK01AC-4035.

The police identified the arrested terrorists as Rayees-ul-Hassan of Gadikhal and Mushtaq Ahmad Mir of Dadasara.

“Incriminating material of proscribed terror outfit Al-Badr and cash amount of Rs 600,000 meant for terror funding of Al-Badr terror outfit have been recovered from their possession. The Scooty used in the commission of crime has also been seized,” the spokesman said, adding that case has been registered at Khrew Police station.

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