Police on Saturday said it arrested three militant associates here.
A statement said police, army’s 22-RR and 179 Bn CRPF, in a joint operation at Shangergund, on Sopore-Kupwara road arrested three militant associates of Lashkar-e-Toiaba.
The statement arrested the trio as Mushtaq Ahmad Mir @ Lashkiri, Mudasir Ahmad Mir and AtharShamas Mir – all from BrathKalan, Sopore.
“Incriminating materials including a UBGL Thrower, four UBGL grenades four AK-47 magazine and 13 rounds of AK-47 were recovered from their possession,” said the statement. It said a case (FIR No. 125/2020) has been registered in police station Sopore and investigation taken up.