Srinagar, December 03: Police on Monday claimed to have busted two modules of Jaish-e-Muhammad, a militant outfit by arresting ten of its associates in Tral area of Awantipora and Khrew area of Pampore.
“In view of the surge in attacks in Tral in which civilians and security forces were targeted, creating an atmosphere of panic and fear, a special team was constituted to investigating these cases and on the basis of material evidence collected, four persons identified as Younis Nabi Naik, son of Ghulam Nabi Naik of Pinglish, Fayaz Ahmad Wani, son of Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Wani of Reshipora, Riyaz Ahmad Ganaie, son of Mohammad Ramzan Ganaie of Nigeenpora and Bilal Ahmad Rather, son of Ghulam Rasool of Hafoo Nigeenpora were taken into custody,” police as per kNO correspondent said. Police said that investigation into the cases revealed their complicity in the terror attacks carried out in Tral area of South Kashmir.
Another module was busted in Khrew area of Pampore in which six associates of JeM identified as Javaid Ahmad Parray, son of Mohammad Shaban of Bethan Khrew, Yasir Bashir Wani, son of Bashir Ahmad Wani of Babapora Khrew, Tahir Yousuf Lone, son of Mohammad Yousuf Lone of Khrew, Rafiq Ahmad Bhat, son of Ghulam Ahmad of Sharshali Khrew, Javaid Ahmad Khanday, son of Ghulam Ahmad Khanday of Khrew and Imran Nazir, son of Nazir Ahmad Najar of Mandakpaul Naimsaab Khrew were arrested on the basis of incriminating materials recovered, police said.
Police said that a huge quantity of incriminating materials was recovered from this module including gelatin sticks, detonators, materials for making IEDs and grenades.“All the incriminating materials have been taken in case records to probe their complicity in other terror crimes,” police said.
Meanwhile, a top police officer told KNO that the role of the arrested persons is being investigated.(KNO)