Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday claimed to have busted a module of Al-Badr by arresting its four militants associates in South Kashmir’s Awantipora in Pulwama district.
In a statement, the police said that based upon specific information about the presence of militants of the outfit in Dadsara and Larmoh villages, Awantipora Police, with the assistance of 42RR and 130 BN CRPF, launched a search operation during the intervening night of December 23-24.
During the search operation, four persons were found in highly suspicious circumstances and during on spot questioning, they admitted to having concealed arms and ammunition under a heap of grass. During a search of the area arms, ammunition and explosives were recovered, the statement said.
The statement further said that 1 AK-56 rifle, 1 magazine of AK-56, 28 rounds of AK-56 and a hand grenade were recovered.
“All the four Al-Badr militant associates were arrested and identified as Yawar Aziz Dar, son of Abdul Aziz Dar, a resident of Larmoh; Sajad Ahmad Parray, son of Abdul Rehman Parray, a resident of Larmoh; Abid Majeed Sheikh, son of Abdul Majeed Sheikh, a resident of Dadsara, and Showkat Ahmad Dar, son of Gulzar Ahmad Dar, a resident of Dadsara.”
A case vide FIR No. 195/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Awantipora.
“The investigation of the said case is going on and more arrests and recovery is expected,” reads the statement. (GNS)