Four LeT militant associates arrested in Budgam, incriminating material recovered: Police

Four LeT militant associates arrested in Budgam, incriminating material recovered: Police

 

Budgam: Budgam Police and Army’s 53 RR in a joint operation arrested four militant associates of LeT (Lashkar-e-Toiba) outfit from Pethkoot in Beerwah area in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

They have been identified as Shakil Ahmad Wani, Son of Ghulam Ahmad Wani, Showkat Ahmad, Son of Abdul Rashid, both residents of Pethkoot Beerwah Budgam, Aqib Maqbool Khan, Son of Mohd Maqbool Khan, a resident of Chedbug Budgam and Ajaz Ahmad Dar, Son of Asadullah Dar from Cherwani Chrarsharief Budgam.

According to police statement, this group was associated with banned militant organisation LeT (Lashkar-e-Toiba) and was involved in providing shelter and logistical support to active militants in the area.

During CASO (Cordon and Search Operation) some ammunition including AK-47 Rounds (24), 05 Detonators and other incriminating material has also been recovered.

In this regard case FIR NO- 225/2020 PS Beerwah under relevant sections of UAPA is registered against them.

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