JeM module busted, 4 arrested

Excelsior Correspondent

Srinagar, Mar 23: Security forces today busted a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant module in Srinagar and arrested its four associates.
A police spokesman said here that police along with security forces today busted a major module of JeM by arresting its four associates.
“Acting on a specific information, a joint Mobile Vehicle Check Post (MVCP) comprising Srinagar Police, 50 RR, Valley QRT and 29Bn CRPF was established in Kanihama area in the jurisdiction of Police Station Nowgam in the evening hours, today. During checking, a white Alto vehicle was intercepted by the joint party,” the spokesman said.
Four associates identified as Mohammad Yaseen Bhat son of Ghulam Qadir Bhat, Sheraz Ahmad Rather son of Abdul Rashid Rather, Gulam Hassan Khandey son of Gulam Mohammad Khandey, all from Lcchnambal Zafran Colony Pantha Chowk and Imtiyaz Ahmad Bhat son of Late Abdul Ganie Bhat resident of Frestabal Pampore who were boarding the vehicle, were apprehended.
Police said that incriminating materials,  arms and ammunition including one AK 56 rifle with 3 magazines, 75 rounds of 7.62 x 39 mm, one Glock pistol with 2 magazines, 26 Rounds of 9 mm and 6 Chinese grenades were recovered from their possession.
“During preliminary investigation, it was found that the apprehended individuals were linked with the proscribed terror outfit JeM. In this regard, a case FiR No.31/2024 under Section 18, 23, 39 UAPA, 7/25 Arms Act and 120B of the IPC has been registered in Police Station Nowgam and further investigation is in progress,” police said.

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