Grenade attack foiled in Baramulla, 2 held
Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Sep 11: Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday claimed that it arrested one Al-Badr militant along with his two aides during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Warpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Officials said that a joint team of 22 RR, 179 Bn CRPF, SOG and police busted Al-Badr module, who are involved in a grenade throwing incident at Police Post Warpora Sopore.
Police spokesman identified the arrested militant as Ishfaq Ahmad Pandith, son of Rayees Ahmad Pandith of Bunpora Dangerpora Sopore, adding that his two associates identified as Abdul Majeed Dar, son of Abdul Rashid Dar and Mubashir Ahmad Dar, son of Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Dar, both residents of Dangerpora Sopore were also arrested.
He further said that a case under FIR number 237/2020 has been registered in Police Station Sopore. More arrests are expected in the case, he said, adding that further investigation is in progress.
Grenade attack foiled, two arrested in Bla: Police
Meanwhile, police claimed that it foiled a grenade attack and arrested two persons at Najibhat crossing in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
In a statement a police spokesman said that on a specific intelligence input that a grenade attack was being planned in the general area of Baramulla, the joint nakas were laid by Police Baramulla, 52 RR, 53 CRPF and 176 CRPF at various places including Kralhar, Pattan, Kreeri Market and Najibhat Crossing Kreeri.
In the afternoon, two persons approaching Najibhat crossing were asked to stop. “On being asked to stop, they tried to flee and were challenged by the forces and subsequently captured,” police said.
The spokesman identified the duo as Muhammad Yaseen Bhat, son of Ghulam Mohiuddin Bhat of Check Tapper and Wasid Ashraf Sofi, son of Muhammad Ashraf Sofi of Watergam Kreeri.
“Further on their personal frisking, one grenade was recovered from their possession. On preliminary questioning, they revealed that they are affiliated with the militant organization Lashkar-e-Toiba and were working under the command of LeT Commander Abid Qayoom of Andergam Pattan,” police said.
In this instance, police said that a case under FIR number 92/2020 of Police Station Kreeri stands registered under the relevant provisions of the law and further investigation is underway.