Kulgam: Police on Monday claimed that it arrested the 3 militant associates involved in the killing of a Sarpanch in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
Police said that the militant, who killed the Sarpanch Shabir Ahmed Mir has been identified as Mushtaq Yatoo who has been associated with Hizbul Mujhadeen.
Jammu Kashmir Police quoting IGP as having said that Kulgam Police busted militant module of banned militant outfit Hizb involved in recent killing of Sarpanch Shabir Ahmad Mir and arrested 03 militant associates actively involved and recovered incriminating materials including 2 Pistols on their disclosure.
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Police said that vehicles used for the purpose of killing the Sarpanch have also been seized while during the investigation, it was learnt that the Sarpanch was killed by HM militant Mushtaq Yatoo on the directions of HM militant Farooq Nalli. (KNT)