Two AGuH hybrid militants arrested in Anantnag, says police

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday claimed to have arrested two hybrid militants of Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind (AGuH) militant outfit and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession.

Police in a statement said that based on specific input about movement of militants, a joint naka was established by Police along with Army (3RR) at Waghama-Opzan Road. During checking, the joint party apprehended 02 Hybrid militants of proscribed militant outfit AGuH identified as Tanveer Ahmad Bhat son of Ali Mohammad Bhat resident of Waghama Bijbehara and Tufail Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Hassan Dar resident of Midora Tral.

During search, 02 Pistols along with 02 Magazines and 15 Rounds were recovered from their possession, the statement said.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 166/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Bijbehara and investigation was set into motion, the statement added. — (KIMS)