Kupwara: Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday claimed to have arrested two militant associates from Lolab area in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Police in a statement said that: “Kupwara Police along with 28 RR has apprehended two individuals namely Rashid Ahmad Peer of Tekipora, Lolab and Adil Hussain Shah, a resident of Shat Muqam, Lolab in a joint operation in Lolab.”
Police claimed that both the individuals were indulging in ‘anti-national’ activities and were planning to join militant ranks, in order to revive militancy in the area besides providing active support to militants.
Police added that both the individuals came under the observation of the security forces when they were found suspicious in their movement and pro-militancy activity on the Social Media platform.
“Based on the inputs developed by Police, the duo was apprehended and put to sustained questioning. During the course of the investigation, incriminating material including posters, photographs, videos and contents of the conversation with active militants and handlers from across were recovered from the mobile phones of both individuals.
Police said that an FIR vide number 07/2022, under relevant sections, has been registered at Police Station Sogam against them and the investigation in the case is in progress. (KNT)