Srinagar: Budgam police on Sunday morning claimed to have busted a module of militants affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in Central Kashmir’s Budgam by arresting arrested four persons, who were allegedly working as militants’ Over Ground Workers (OGWs).
Officials informed that following a credible input, Budgam police along with the army’s 53 Rashtriya Rifle arrested four militant associates, identified as Waseem Ganie, a resident of Hardulatina Beerwah, Faruk Ahmad Dar, Mohammad Yasin, and Azharudin Mir, all residents of Kandoora Beerwah, reported Kashmir News Observer, a local news agency.
Arms, ammunition, and other incriminating material were recovered from their possession. As per the police records, they were involved in providing logistic support and shelter to the active militants of LeT operating in the area.
A case under relevant sections of law stands registered in the police station Beerwah and further investigation is in progress, police said.
On 16 May, an LeT militant module was busted in Arizal, Budgam, and five militant associates were arrested and on 20 May, another module was busted in Magam and four LeT associates were arrested at that time—(KNO)