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Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces arrest four Lashkar-e-Taiba associates

PTI
Published : May 24, 2020, 2:11 pm IST
Updated : May 24, 2020, 2:11 pm IST

The spokesperson said incriminating material including arms and ammunition was recovered from their possession.

Representational image. (AP)
 Representational image. (AP)

Srinagar: Security forces on Sunday arrested four associates of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

"Police in Budgam along with security forces have arrested four terrorist associates including top terror associate of proscribed terror outfit LeT and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession," a police spokesperson said. 

 

The arrested persons have been identified as Waseem Ganie,  Farooq Ahmad Dar, Mohammad Yasin and Azharudin Mir, he said. 

The spokesperson said incriminating material including arms and ammunition was recovered from their possession.

As per the police records, the arrested persons were involved in providing logistical support and shelter to active terrorists of LeT operating in the area, he added.

Tags: lashkar-e-taiba, militancy in kashmir, jammu and kashmir encounter, anti-militancy operation in kashmir valley
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar