2 militants arrested in Sopore: Police

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Police on Sunday said it solved a murder case of a youth by arresting two militants from this town of northern Kashmir.

An official said police along with army’s 22 RR and CRPF arrested two un-categorized militants of Al-Badr outfit, identified as Zahid Farooq Sheikh and Shareef-u-din Ahanger – both residents of Eidipora, Bomai. “They along with another militant, Gani Khawaja, Commander Al-Badr, who is at large, were involved in killing of Danish Manzoor Najar @ Ishfaq Ahmad, son of Manzoor Ahmad Najar of Eidipora Bomai,” said the official. “Huge quantity of arms and ammunition were recovered from their possession.”

The official said a case (FIR No. 38/2020) stands registered at police station Bomai, Sopore and further investigation was in progress in the case.