Srinagar, Jan 22, KDC: Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested a militant associate of Jaish-e –Mohammad militant outfit in Awantipora area of Southern Kashmir.
According to a statement “Awantipora Police along with Army 55 RR and CRPF 185 Bn arrested one militant associate of proscribed outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad from Awantipora area involved in providing shelter, support, logistics and assisting militants in their ferry from one place to another besides aiding in transporting arms/ammunition of militants, as well as passing sensitive information regarding movement of Police/Security forces to the militants of proscribed outfit JeM.
As per police the arrested associate was identified as Umer Farooq Bhat son of Farooq Ahmad Bhat R/ O Renzipora Awantipora.
Police said “Incriminating material including a hand grenade has been recovered from the arrested militant associate.”
Case F.I.R number 07/2022 stands registered against the said arrested terror associate in Police Station Awantipora under relevant sections of the law, the statement added. (KDC)