Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have arrested three hybrid militants of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in Srinagar and recovered 10 kgs IED and two hand grenades from their possession.
“Today at a Naka in Harnambal, Srinagar Police arrested three hybrid militants namely Aamir Mushtaq Dar, son of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar of Iqbalabad Sozaith Budgam and Kabil Rashid, son of Abdul Rashid Dar of Sicop Mohalla HMT Srinagar. Two grenades were recovered from their possession. They disclosed the name of their another associate Aqib Jamal Bhat, son of Mohd Jamal Bhat of Sozaith Budgam who was also arrested and during initial examination disclosed about an IED in his possession,” a police spokesman said.
The IED of approximately 10kg has been recovered in Rangreth on his instance, by a joint team of Srinagar Police and 62 RR, police said, adding that a case under FIR number 69/2022 has been registered under the relevant sections of UAPA, explosives act and Arms Act in Police Station Chanpora.
“All three persons are affiliated with LeT/TRF. Further investigation is on to unearth more facts,” police said.