Security forces bust 3 militant modules in Pulwama, nab 9

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Srinagar, Aug 29: Security forces Wednesday busted three separate militant modules and apprehended nine people in Pulwama district.
Acting on specific inputs, police, along with security forces, busted the militant modules operating in the Awantipora area and made nine arrests in this regard, a police spokesman said.
“The joint team arrested five members of one of the modules. They were identified as Rizwan Ahmad Pandit, the kingpin of the module, Shahid Manzoor, Zahid Ahmad, Mohammad Hussain and Manzoor Ahmad Dar,” he said.
The spokesman said investigation so far revealed that Pandit was the main motivator to lure the youth into militancy. He had played a key role in joining of Ufaid Farooq Lone to a militant outfit, he added.