Two militants held in Anantnag, arms and ammo recovered: Police

A deployment of armed forces personnel in south Kashmir. [FPK File photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Anantnag: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested two militants associated with Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind oufit in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

In a statement, the police said that based on specific input about the movement of militants, a Joint naka was established by Police along with Army (3RR) at Waghama-Opzan Road. During checking, the joint party apprehended two militants associated with AGuH outfit.

According to the police spokesman they have been identified as Tanveer Ahmad Bhat, son of Ali Mohammad Bhat resident of Waghama, Bijbehara, and Tufail Ahmad Dar, son of Ghulam Hassan Dar, a resident of Midora Tral.

During the search, two pistols along with two magazines and 15 rounds were recovered from their possession, he said.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 166/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Bijbehara and an investigation was set into motion, reads the statement.


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