Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested two active militants in Shopian and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession.
In a statement here, a police spokesman said : “Acting on specific input regarding presence of an active militants identified as Shahid Ahmad Gaine son of Gulzar Ahmad Ganie a resident of Doomwani Keegam of Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) and his close aide at village Doomwani near Rambi Ara. Police along with 44RR and 14Bn CRPF launched a joint cordon and search operation in the area.”
“When joint parties of Police and SFs approached the spot, the two suspects tried to flee. However, the duo was arrested tactfully by the joint search parties. Another arrested militant has been identified as Kifayat Ayoub Alie son of Mohammad Ayoub Alie of Pinjoora Shopian,” the spokesman said.
“Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including a Chinese pistol, one pistol magazine, two Chinese hand grenades, eight pistol rounds were recovered, besides cash amount of ₹2.9 lakh was also recovered from their possession,” he added.
A case FIR No.294/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation has been taken up.