Two overground workers of Lashkar-e-Toiba arrested in Sopore: Police

The duo was identified as Tanveer Ahmad Mir son of Abdul Qayoom Mir and Tanveer Ahmad Najar son of Ghulam Hassan Najar.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Jul 21 2018 6:34PM | Updated Date: Jul 21 2018 6:34PM
Two overground workers of Lashkar-e-Toiba arrested in Sopore: Police

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested two overground workers of Lashkar-e-Toiba militant outfit in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

A police spokesman said huge cache of ammunition was recovered from their possession.

He said two residents of Brath Kalan Sopore were arrested from Dangerpora area after police and the armed forces acted on “credible inputs”.

The duo was identified as Tanveer Ahmad Mir son of Abdul Qayoom Mir and Tanveer Ahmad Najar son of Ghulam Hassan Najar.

“One UBGL grenade, a magazine with 15 rounds of AK47 and two matrix sheets were recovered from their possession,” he said.

“In this regard, a case FIR No. 203  /2018 under section 7/25 Arms Act, 13 ULA Act has been registered in Police Station Sopore and investigation taken up.”

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