Police arrest OGW in Baramulla

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Arshad Farooq

Baramulla, Aug 8: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested one OGW in outskirts of town.
“Based on a specific information that one over ground militant of Ansar Gazwatul Hind (AGH) namely Irfan Ahmad Ganaie S/o Muhammad Ramzan Ganaie R/o Hajam Mohalla, Rathsuna Tral is on way to Uri area to undertake some militant action, multiple naka points/Motor Vehicle Checking Points (MVCPs) were established by Police and security forces in the area and the individual was apprehended carrying a live hand grenade in Sheeri area on Baramulla-Uri road”, read a statement by police.
Police said preliminary investigation into the matter reveals his affiliation with militant outfit Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind.
“He was planning to carry out militant actions in the Uri area. A case FIR No 39/2018 under provisions of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act has been registered in Police Station Sheeri”, the statement said.