4 militant associates affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba arrested, booked under UAPA, says Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested four militant associates affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit in Beerwah area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

A police spokesman in a statement said that Budgam Police and army’s 53 RR apprehended four militant associates of LeT during a cordon and search operation from Pethkoot area of Beerwah.

“They have been identified as Shakil Ahmad Wani, S/O Ghulam Ahmad Wani; Showkat Ahmad, S/O Abdul Rashid – both residents of Pethkot; and Aqib Maqbool Khan, s/o Mohd Maqbool Khan, R/O- Chedbug Budgam and Ajaz Ahmad Dar, S/O Asadullah Dar R/O- Cherwani Chrarsharief, said the spokesman.

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