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Three Militant Associates Arrested in Shopian: Police

Three Militant Associates Arrested in Shopian: Police

The militant associates were identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Dar son of Mohd Yaseen Dar, Nadeem Rafiq Rather son of Rafiq Ahmad Rather and Rouf Mushtaq Najar son of Mushtaq Ahmad Najar.


SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday claimed to have arrested three militant associates of LeT outfit in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

In a statement, “the police said that today at about 1815 hours, a joint Naka party of Police and 44RR was placed at Khudpora orchards. During Naka checking, a movement of 03 suspects was noticed who were challenged to stop. Instead of stopping they started fleeing away from the spot but were chased and arrested tactfully by the alert joint party”.

The militant associates were identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Dar son of Mohd Yaseen Dar resident of Gadapora Shopian, Nadeem Rafiq Rather son of Rafiq Ahmad Rather resident of Killbal Shopian and Rouf Mushtaq Najar son of Mushtaq Ahmad Najar resident of Wangam.

Incriminating materials, arms, and ammunition including 01 Pistol, 01 Pistol Magazine, 08 Pistol rounds, 01 hand grenade, 01 AK Magazine, 20 AK live rounds were recovered from their possession, he said.

Accordingly, a case under FIR number 19/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Shopian, reads the statement.

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