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Three militant associates arrested in Shopian, says police

An armed forces personnel stands deployed in Kashmir.[FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Shopian: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday claimed to have arrested three militant associates of LeT outfit in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

In a statement, “the police said that today at about 1815 hours, a joint Naka party of Police and 44RR was placed at Khudpora orchards. During Naka checking, a movement of 03 suspects was noticed who were challenged to stop. Instead of stopping they started fleeing away from the spot but were chased and arrested tactfully by the alert joint party”.

The police spokesman identified them as Ishfaq Ahmad Dar son of Mohd Yaseen Dar resident of Gadapora Shopian, Nadeem Rafiq Rather son of Rafiq Ahmad Rather resident of Killbal Shopian and Rouf Mushtaq Najar son of Mushtaq Ahmad Najar resident of Wangam.

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