Five Lashkar militant associates arrested in Budgam: Police

SRINAGAR (KIMS) — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested five associates of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant outfit in Khag area of Budgam district in Central Kashmir.

Police in a statement said, Police along with Army (62 RR) arrested five associates of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant outfit and they have been identified as Rouf Ahmad Wani son of Abdul Majeed Wani resident of Bhatangan Khag, Hilal Ahmad Malik son of Ghulam Hassan Malik resident of Bathipora Khag, Tawfeeq Ahmad Dar son of Nazir Ahmad Dar resident of Nowrooz Baba Khag, Danish Ahmad Dar son of Manzoor Ahmad Dar resident of Dar Mohalla Nawrooz Baba Khag and Showkat Ali Dar son of Ali Mohammad Dar resident of Bathipora Khag.

Incriminating materials have been recovered from their possession, the statement said, adding that all the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation.

Accordingly, a case FIR No 45/2023 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Khag and investigation has been taken up, the statement said. — (KIMS)