Srinagar: Police have booked two youth from south Kashmir’s Shopian district in a militancy related case.
Sources told that two youth Zahoor Ahmad Koka of Mailhora, and Uzair Ahmad of Wandina Zainpora were apprehended by Forces for allegedly carrying weapons.
A police official said that a specific information was received by police about the movement of two militant sympathizers of Jaish-e-Muhammad outfit planning to attack government forces.
“A naka was immediately established near Wachi petrol pump, while observing naka two suspects tried to flee from spot but deployed forces personnel belonging to soldiers from 55RR and CRPF 178 Battalion and Police overpowered both the suspects and were detained.”
During frisking a pistol with magazine and 8 live rounds and two grenades were recovered from their possession.
A formal case vide FIR number 27/2020 under section 18, 20, 23, 38, 39 ULAP Act, 7/25 IA Act was registered against them. (KNT)