Srinagar: Police arrested two JeM militant associates from north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
“Acting on specific human and technical inputs Bandipora police along with 13 RR apprehended one suspected person Abdul Majeed Khan resident of Kralpora Bandipora in a joint operation at Wular Vantage Park Aragam Bandipora and recovered arms, ammunition from his possession which includes 01 Pistol, 03 live Hand Grenades and 10 live rounds,” a police spokesman said.
He said on his preliminary enquiry, the accused revealed that he is associated with JeM and he was in contact with handlers across the border from where he received instructions to identify innocent youth for joining militancy and pass on arms and ammunitions to them.
“On his further disclosure, he named Showkat Ahmad Malik resident of Sangrama Sopore as his accomplice in carrying out his nefarious designs and accordingly a search Operation was launched in Sangrama Sopore with Sopore Police and 52RR leading to the recovery of 01 Pistol, 05 live Hand grenades and 20 live rounds from the accused person,” the spokesman said.
In this regard case FIR No. 04/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Aragam and further investigation has been taken up.