Militant, OGW of Ansar Gazwatul Hind held with arms, ammunition: Police

Says the duo was trying to make fresh recruitment in north Kashmir

Srinagar, April 3: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a militant and an OGW of Ansar Gazwatul Hind from Hygam area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

A police officer concerned said that acting on a specific input about the movement of the militants of Ansar Gazwatul Hind led by Zakir Musa at Chik Hygam in Sopore, the joint team of army and SOG launched searches and arrested the two activists.

The official identified the militant as Parvaiz Ahmad of Dadsara, Tral, Awantipora and an OGW as Aamir of Bohoo, Awantipora. “Two hand grenades and one pistol were recovered from their possession”.

The official further said that the duo was planning to recruit fresh youth in the outfit in north Kashmir.

“A case under relevant section of law has been registered and further investigations initiated,” the official said. (GNS)

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