Bandipora police on Sunday said that it has booked two “militant associates of the Lashkar-e-Tobia militant outfit” under the public safety act (PSA).
The police said: “Two militant associates of LeT were detained under PSA, one of associate identified as Ishfaq Majeed Dar son of Ab Majeed Dar @Salahudin of Saderkoot Bala who was a hard-core ANE’s & was in touch with militants in PoK and was given the task by his handlers across the border to mobilise the youth in Bandipora for recruiting them into banned terror organisation LeT and was further given the task to identify Police and Crpf Naka’s in Hajin area of Bandipora along with co-ordinates for carrying terror attacks in the area.”
The police further identified the other person as “Waseem Ahmad Malik @Obaid @ Osama S/o Ab Gani Malik R/o Gundpora Rampora Was also in touch with POK based militant namely Hashir parray whose module was recently busted by Bandipora police and was establishing new associates in Bandipora town and adjacent areas and was working on to lure youth of Bandipora towards terror sympathisers & to establish terror sleeper cells in Bandipora district.”
“Keep in view there tendencies towards mobilising the youth terror activities and to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere in Bandipora district, Both of them were detained under PSA,” it added. (KNS)