Ten associates of JeM arrested from south Kashmir, 2 modules busted: Police

Ten associates of JeM arrested from south Kashmir, 2 modules busted: Police

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Pulwama, Dec 3: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday claimed to have busted two modules of militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in South Kashmir while arresting ten of its associates.

In a statement issued here a police spokesperson said that Police in South Kashmir busted two militant modules of proscribed  outfit JeM and arrested 10 of its associates in Tral area of Awantipora and Khrew area of Pampore.

The spokesman said following the surge in ‘terror’ attacks in Tral in which civilians and government forces were targeted, creating an atmosphere of panic and fear, a special team was constituted to investigate these cases and on the basis of material evidence collected.  “Four persons identified as Younis Nabi Naik son of Ghulam Nabi Naik resident of Pinglish, Fayaz Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Wani resident of Reshipora, Riyaz Ahmad Ganaie son of Mohammad Ramzan Ganaie resident of Nigeenpora and Bilal Ahmad Rather son of Ghulam Rasool resident of Hafoo Nigeenpora were taken into custody.” He said.

Adding that investigation into the cases revealed their complicity in the  attacks carried out in Tral area of South Kashmir.

The spokesman said that another  module was busted in Khrew area of Pampore in which six associates of proscribed  militant outfit JeM identified as Javaid Ahmad Parray son of Mohammad Shaban resident of Bethan Khrew, Yasir Bashir Wani son of Bashir Ahmad Wani resident of Babapora Khrew, Tahir Yousuf Lone son of Mohammad Yousuf Lone resident of Khrew, Rafiq Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Ahmad resident of Sharshali Khrew, Javaid Ahmad Khanday son of Ghulam Ahmad Khanday resident of Khrew and Imran Nazir son of Nazir Ahmad Najar resident of Mandakpaul Naimsaab Khrew were arrested on the basis of incriminating materials recovered.

“Huge quantity of incriminating materials was recovered from  this  module including gelatin sticks, detonators, materials for making IEDs and grenades. All the incriminating materials have been taken in case records to probe their complicity in other terror crimes.” He said.