LeT module busted, 4 militant associates arrested in Budgam

Last Updated: Sunday, 24 May 2020 (12:49 IST)
Srinagar: Police on Sunday claimed to have busted a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) module by arresting four militant associated along with arms and ammunition in central Kashmir district of Budgam.

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With this, 14 militants associates, including 12 from LeT and two from Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), have been arrested in in less than a fortnight.        
 
A senior police official said that following specific information, police and 53 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) arrested four LeT militant associates during raids in Beerwah in Budgam. “The accused have been identified as Waseem Ganie, Faruk Ahmad Dar, Mohammad Yasin and Azharudin Mir,” they said.
 
They said incriminating materials, including arms and ammunition were recovered from their possession. “As per the police records, they were involved in providing logistic support and shelter to the active militants of LeT operating in the area,” he said.
 
He said a case FIR No. 126/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Beerwah and further investigation in the matter is in progress. “More arrests could happen in the coming days,” sources said. (UNI)
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