Police on Monday claimed to have arrested an Over Ground Worker (OGW) of Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Awantipora.
In a statement, the police said that upon information regarding the presence of militants of outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad in village Larow Jagir Tral, Police along with 42 RR and 180 Bn CRPF carried out a search in village Larow Jagir Tral.
During search one OGW namely Muzamil Qadir Bhat resident of Larow Jagir Tral was arrested along with incriminating material of the Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit.
The statement further stated that after on-spot questioning one hand grenade was recovered from him which he has kept concealed in the compound of his home.
The arrested OGW has been in touch with the militant commanders of Jaish in Tral and across the country.
Case FIR no.13/2021under relevant sections of law registered in Police Station Tral. Further investigation is going on, reads the statement. (GNS)