Srinagar, Dec 30: Joint Forces on Tuesday late evening arrested a sympathiser of “The Resistance Front” (TRF) along with cash and grenades in Kashmir capital Srinagar.
Sources said that on specific input regarding movement of militants on Baramulla-Handwara highway in North Kashmir, a joint Naka by Police and Joint Forces was established near Jehlum Stadium that falls under the jurisdiction of police station Baramulla.
They added that a Maruti Alto car (JK05G 1675) was moving from Baramulla towards Handwara. On seeing the Naka, the driver tried to flee but the Naka personnel cordoned and stopped the car.
During the on spot frisking and physical search, cash Rs 13000 was recovered from the said person. Moreover during search of the car three grenades were recovered which were hidden in a bag full of charcoal.
During on spot questioning the said person revealed his name as Asif Gull and is working as over ground worker for TRF and was in contact with one local militant Abid presently staying in Pakistan Administered Kashmir. He was also in contact with Hyder alias Jajja, Usman and Inayatullah and also arranged logistic for them.
In this regard case FIR number 218/2020 stands registered in police station Baramulla and further investigation taken up.