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Two OGWs booked under PSA in Doda, says police

Srinagar Jail. [FPK File Photo/Vikar Syed]

Doda: Two Over Ground Workers (OGWs) have been booked under Public Safety Act (PSA) for their subversive activities in the Doda district, police said on Saturday.

According to a statement, on the basis of Police investigation, two OGWs namely Saqib Hussain Mir son of Mohabat Hussain Mir of tehsil Chiralla and Adil Iqbal Batt son of Mohd Iqbal Batt of tehsil Bhagwah were found running militant module to revive militancy in Doda region on the behest of one local militant namely Mohd Amin alias Khubaib son of Dawood Butt of Thathri.

The statement reads that Iqbal, among others, joined militancy in the early nineties and crossed the border for getting arms training, and is presently operating from Pak.

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