Two militant associates arrested, says Bandipora police

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Police on Friday claimed to have arrested two Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) overground workers (OGWs) in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

In a statement, the police said that acting on specific inputs regarding movement of OGWs, Bandipora police along with 14 Rashtriya Rifle (RR) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) laid a joint naka near Papachan Bandipora bridge.

During the checking, two suspected persons were signalled to stop but they tried to flee. Acting swiftly, the duo were apprehended and during search 02 live hand grenades were recovered from their possession. 

According to the statement, they have been identified as Abid Waza son of Abdul Gani Waza and Shabir Ahmad Gojer son of Mohd Abdulla Mir Gojer.

On preliminary enquiry, it was revealed that the accused were associated with militant outfit LeT and were providing shelter, logistics and other material support to active militants of LeT in the  area and they were tasked by their handlers to carry out a grenade attack on security forces in Bandipora.

In this regard, FIR under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bandipora and further investigation has been taken up, reads the statement. (GNS)

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