On Monday, Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have busted a Hizbul Mujahideen’s module by arresting three militant associates in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
In a statement to a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS), the police said that acting on a specific input Budgam police, the army’s 53 Rashtriya Rifles, and 181 Bn Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) arrested three “militant associates” from Pakherpora area on a checkpoint.
The arrested persons have been identified as Mehrajdin Kumar, son of Ghulam Ahmad Kumar, a resident of Pakherpora, Tahir Kumar, a son of Abdul Hamid, a resident of Pakherpora, and Sahil Hurra, a son of Muzaffar Hurra, a resident of Tilsarah.
The police statement further stated that following incriminating material has been recovered from their possession: 20 Live Rounds of AK 47, 02 Detonators and 15 Posters of HM.
“This group was involved in providing logistic support and shelter to active militants of banned outfit HM. They have been active in the area for last few months,” claimed the statement.
In this regard, a case FIR no 83/2020 under relevant sections of UAPA has been registered in Police station Chrar-e-Charief, and investigation taken up, the statement added. (GNS)