Police today claimed to have arrested four militant associates from South Kashmir’s Anantnag and Awantipora.
A police spokesman said that in Anantnag, police have arrested three associates linked to militant outfit HM. They have been identified as Adil Ahmad Dar alias Adil Gadhanji, Aqib Fayaz Makroo residents of Arwani Bijbehara and Ajaz Ahmad Sofi resident of Gund Chahal.
As per police records, they were involved in assisting active militants of proscribed outfit HM operating in the areas of Anantnag. As per the investigations, they were providing logistic support and shelter to the active terrorists of HM. They were also involved in motivating and instigating the youth of area to join terrorist ranks, the spokesman claimed.
Besides in Awantipora, police have arrested a terrorist associate linked to proscribed militant outfit JeM. He has been identified as Tawfeeq Ahmad Bhat resident of Mongahama, Tral, he added.
As per police records, he was involved in assisting the active militants of outfit JeM operating in the areas of Tral. As per the investigations, he was providing logistic support and shelter to the active terrorists of JeM operating in the areas of Tral, police said.
Incriminating materials have been recovered from their possession.
Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered and further investigation is in progress.