Srinagar: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two Lashkar-e-Toiba militant associates in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
In a statement, the police said it alongwith Army (62RR) and CRPF (43Bn) at a checkpoint established at Chandpora area of Budgam arrested two militant associates of outfit LeT. They have been identified as Zahid Ahmad Sheikh son of Jalal-u-Din Sheikh resident of Alamnag Poshkar Khag and Sahil Bashir Dar son of Bashir Ahmad Dar resident of Mamath Budgam.
The police spokesperson further stated that incriminating materials of militant outfit LeT, explosive material and ammunition including one hand grenade, 02 pistol magazines and 15 AK-47 rounds have been recovered from their possession.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 153/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Budgam and investigation has been initiated, reads the statement.