Police arrested four militant associates in Sopore

SRINAGAR, Jun 24 (Agencies): Jammu and Kashmir police in north Kashmir’s Sopore along with joint forces have arrested four militant associates linked to militant outfit LeT.
Sopore police along with 52 RR and CRPF during cordon and search operation at Muqam Putkha and Chanpora Athoora areas of Sopore have arrested four militant associates identified as Irfan Ahmed Mir, Irfan Ahmed Khan, Qaiser Rehman Khan all residents of Putkha and Suhail Ahmed Ganie resident of Chanpora, Athoora.
During the course of investigation, it was revealed that they were involved in case FIR No. 48/2020 of Police Station Tarzoo which pertains to lobbing of grenade on Police Post Putkha which was assigned to them by an active militants of LeT Fayaz Ahmed War @ Umar and a Foreign militant @ Usman as a qualifying test to join militant ranks.
As per the police records, they were involved in providing logistic support and shelter to the active militants of LeT operating in the area besides other unlawful activities, they were also found in touch with the active militants through social media.
Further investigation in the matter is in progress.

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