Jammu and Kashmir: J&K police in a joint operation with security forces arrested two terrorists linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT/TRF and recovered incriminating materials including arms and ammunition from their possession in Baramulla.
On September 21, police in Baramulla through reliable sources came to know that one Yaseen Ahmad Shah, son of Tariq Ahmad and resident of Janbazpora was missing and joined terror outfit LeT/TRF. Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Baramulla and investigation was taken up.
Based on intelligence, a joint team of Baramulla Police, Army & CAPF during MVCP checking at Tapper Pattan apprehended the said terrorist.
Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including 1 Pistol, 1 Pistol Magazine and 8 live rounds were recovered from his possession.
During questioning, he disclosed the name of his other associate as Parvaiz Ahmad Shah, son of Ali Mohammad and resident of Takiya Wagoora.
Accordingly, Baramulla Police, Army & CAPF raided his residence and arrested him. Two hand grenades were also recovered from his possession.
Investigation so far has revealed that two terrorists were operating on the directions from Pakistan based handlers and planning to recruit more terrorists to carry out terror activities in Baramulla and nearby areas.
The investigation is at the initial stage and more arrests and recoveries are expected.