Baramulla: Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted LeT militant module by arresting two active LeT militants and their two associates including a woman associate in Bandipora.
In a handout, the police said that Bandipora Police along with 13RR and CRPF during a cordon and search operation launched at Gundbal Nursery arrested two active militants linked with militant outfit LeT. They have been identified as Musaib Mir @ Moya resident of Rakh Hajin and Arafat Farooq Wagey @ Dr Adil resident of Gulshnabad Hajin.
According to a police spokesman, incriminating material, arms and ammunition including 01 AK-47 rifle, 01 AK-56 riffle, 04 AK series Magazines, live rounds, RDX powder, nails and ball bearings, batteries 9 volt, detonators, IED mechanism circuit, remote control, loose wire, and iron pipes etc have been recovered from their possession.
The joint party also arrested their two important militant associates identified as Imran Majeed Mir @Jaffar Bhaie resident of Wangipora Sumbal and Suraya Rashid Wani @Senty @Tabish resident of Wahab Parray Mohalla Hajin along with two hand grenades and other incriminating materials, they said.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the busted militant module was being handled by LeT militant commander @Samama @Babar from Pakistan-administered Kashmir, police said.
The module was directed to carry out substantial attacks on civilians and armed forces to instill fear in the minds of the general public. They were also tasked to carry out a powerful IED blast at any crowded public place to cause maximum civilian casualties thereby averting a major tragedy, the statement added.