JeM module busted in Budgam, six arrested: Police

SRINAGAR, Jun 1 (Agencies): Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday claimed to have busted a militant module in Chadoora of Central Kashmiri’s Budgam district.

A police spokesman in a statement said, “On a credible input, Budgam police along with 50RR and 29 BN CRPF have arrested six militant associates identified as Mudassir Fayaz resident of Kralpora, Shabir Ganaie resident of Wathoora, Sageer Ahmad Poswal resident of Kupwara, Issaq Bhat, Arshid Thoker both residents of Shopian and a minor from Chadoora area of Budgam.”

“Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including 01 Chinese pistol, 01 Pistol Magazine, 04 Pistol rounds, 01 Hand grenade, Cash Rs.1,55,000/- and narcotic substance Heroine 01 kg were recovered from their possession,” said the spokesman.

 “As per police records they were in close connection with Pakistan based militant handlers and were involved in the drug trade, the supply of weapons besides assisting financially to active militants of proscribed outfit JeM. The recoveries also exposed the interconnection between drug dealers and militants,” he said. “A Case under the relevant section of law has been registered at Police Station Chadoora and further investigation in the matter is in progress,” said a police spokesman in a statement.

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