Awantipora, Apr 7: Police Saturday claimed that it arrested two sympathizers of militant outfit Ansarul Gazwatul Hind (AGH) and recovered cash and ammunition from them.
A police spokesperson said that Awantipora police and Army arrested a local youth along with a grenade who during questioning revealed the name of his another associate and stated that both are working for militant outfit Ansarul Gazwatul Hind.
“The arrested youth Rafiq Ahmed Dar of Ghattukna Awantipora revealed that Ansarul Gazwatul Hind Chief Zakir Musa provided him and his associate Abid Majeed Shiekh alias Raj Gada cash to get weapons for the outfit. Accordingly, we arrested Abid and on his instance recovered Rs 5.37 lakh from him,” said a police spokesperson.
The police official claimed that during questioning, Abid revealed that this cash was looted by AGH from Noorpora and Marhama branches of Jammu Kashmir Bank December last year.
“A case vide FIR number 50/18 under section 7/27, 18,20,21 unlawful Prevention Act in this regard has been registered at police station Awantipora. (CNS)