Srinagar: Two militant associates were arrested in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday, Police said.
It said that Police along with Army and paramilitary forces arrested the two militant associates linked with Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and recovered incriminating materials from their possession.
“Police along with 2 RR of the Army and 79 Bn of the CRPF apprehended two terror associates linked with LeT from Magam area of Budgam,” Police said.
Police identified them as Muhammad Shafi Ganai, son of Abdul Rehman Ganai of Kawoosa Khalisa, and Zahoor Ahmad Chopan, son of Ali Muhammad Chopan of Mamoosa Pattan.
Police said that it recovered incriminating materials from their possession.
“During the preliminary investigation, it was revealed that both the arrested terror associates were in touch with LeT commanders and were involved in providing logistics, shelter as well as transportation to the LeT operating in areas of Kawoosa, Razwen, Rathsun, Mazhama, Pinjoora, Kunzar, and Mamoosa areas,” Police said.
It said that a case vide FIR No 95/2021 was registered at Police Station Khag.