Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police alongwith security forces have arrested two militant associates of Jasih-e-Muhammad (JeM) in Pulwama,a police spokesman said on Monday, adding that incriminating materials, arms and ammunition also recovered from their possession.
A police spokesman in a statement said that Police in Pulwama alongwith Army (55RR) and CRPF (182Bn) arrested two militant associates JeM.
They have been identified as Adnan Shafi Bhat son of Mohd Shafi Bhat resident of Ashmander and Yawar Rashid Sheikh son of Abdul Rashid Sheikh resident of Karimabad.
“Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including 01 Pistol along with 01 magazine and 12 rounds were recovered from their possession. During investigation 02 grenades were also recovered upon their disclosure. The arrested duo was working as associates of JeM and was tasked to carry out attacks on Non local labourers in the area,” the statement said.
Accordingly, police said that a case under FIR number 312/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Pulwama and investigation has been initiated.