KULGAM — Joint team of government forces on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a militant from Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit and three ‘over-ground workers’ (OGWs) in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
Quoting unnamed officials, GNS reported that the arrests were made by a joint naka laid by police along with Army’s 9 Rashtriya Rifles at Bogund in Kulgam.
“The militant and the three OGWs were intercepted while travelling in a vehicle”, the official said.
Identifying the arrested alleged militant as Zaheen Javaid Dar son of Javid Ahmad Dar, a resident of Ushkura area of Baramulla district belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit, the official in the meantime identified the ‘OGWs’ as Zahid Nazir, Umer Yousaf and Muzaffar Ahmad, all residents of Shopian district.
“The affiliation of the three OGWs is being ascertained”, the official said. (GNS)