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Terrorist Arrested In Jammu And Kashmir, Weapons Recovered: Police

Terrorist Arrested In Jammu And Kashmir, Weapons Recovered: Police

The investigation is underway.

Bandipora:

Jammu and Kashmir Police, in a joint operation with the Indian Army on Saturday, arrested a terrorist from Bandipora.

According to Police, the arrested terrorist Imtiyaz Ah Beigh alias Ina Bhai is a resident of Beigh Mohalla Fatehpora in Baramulla district.

Police recovered incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including an AK 47 rifle, two AK magazines and 59 AK rounds from his procession.

The investigation is underway.

Earlier on Saturday, Jammu and Kashmir Police cracked the August 15 grenade lobbing incident at Gopalpora in Budgam district in which one person from the Minority community was seriously injured.

Police arrested two hybrid terrorists of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) namely Sahil Wani and Altaf Farooq alias Amir. The vehicle used by terrorists was also seized. Further investigation into this case is underway.

Meanwhile, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday conducted searches at eight locations in Jammu and Kashmir in the case related to the interception of a drone used for the delivery of consignments of arms and ammunition as well as explosives by a key module of The Resistance Front (TRF), an offshoot of Lashkar-e-Taiba, which was working at the behest of Pakistani handlers.

The locations raided by the counter-terrorism agency were in Srinagar, Jammu, Kathua, Samba, and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

NIA said that the TRF operatives were in constant touch with Pakistani handlers of LeT and were receiving consignments of arms and ammunition as well as explosives and other terrorist hardware via drones in Indian territory near the International Border in the Samba Sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

“These weapon consignments were being further supplied to TRF terrorists in Kashmir for the execution of terrorist attacks on minorities, migrants and security forces,” NIA added.

The case was initially registered at Rajbagh police station in the Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir and the NIA registered the case on July 30.

The NIA claimed to have seized various incriminating material and digital devices as well as documents during these searches.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)


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