Srinagar: Police in Kulgam arrested three terrorist associates of proscribed terror outfit HM and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession, a press release said.
“Yesterday based on specific input regarding movement of anti-national elements carrying illegal arms and ammunition in a vehicle, police parties of PC Hatipora and Police Station Behibagh established a specific checkpoint at Daderkoot, Alamganj Crossing and intercepted three persons riding a Motorcycle bearing registration number JK22-8034,” the press release said.
It added that during the search, arms and ammunition including a Pistol, two Pistol Magazines and 13 live Pistol rounds were recovered from their possession.
“They have been identified as Mohammad Abass Wagay son of Mohd Ramzan Wagay resident of Wuyan Imamsahab, Gowhar Shafi Mir son of Mohd Shafi Mir and Nisar Rehman Sheikh son of Abdul Rahman Sheikh, both residents of DK Pora Shopian. They have been arrested and shifted to police station,” the press release said. During the course of investigation, it came to fore that the arrested terrorist associates were involved in many terror crime cases and were providing logistic and other support to the terrorists, it added.