Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two militant associates of Lashkar-i-Toiba oufit in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
In an handout, the police said that joint forces of Baramulla police and 176 Bn CRPF on a specific information regarding presence of militants in village Monchkhud Kunzer launched a joint CASO in the said village. During CASO two suspect persons were apprehended, identified as: Khurshid Ahmad Khan son of Mushtaq Ahmad Khan and Reyaz Ahmad Khan son of Gh Mohi ud Din Khan both residents of Zandpal Kunzer.
The spokesperson further stated that from their possession following two AK 47 Magazines, 15 AK 47 rounds, 20 blank posters of banned LeT (TRF) were recovered.
During questioning suspects revealed that they are working as militant associates with banned militant outfit LeT (TRF) and were taken into custody immediately, he said.
It is pertinent to mention that the militant associate obtained these illegal ammunition with intent to carry out militant activities in Kunzer and adjacent areas, he said.
Case under sections of Arms and UA (P) Act stands registered in police station Kunzer and investigation set in motion, reads the statement.