2 militants, 9 OGWs arrested in north Kashmir: Police
Sopore, Jan 9: Police on Tuesday claimed that they have arrested two militants and nine Over Ground Workers (OGWs) in north Kashmir.
Addressing a press conference, SSP Sopore, Harmeet Singh said that eleven OGWs including two active militants were held in a joint operation by MARCOS, CRPF and Police at Watlab area of Bandipora.
“The two active militants have been identified as Mushtaq Ahmed Chopan @ Haroon son of Ghulam Mohammad Chopan resident of Wagad Tral, Shija-ul-din Shiekh son of Ghulam Mahiddin Shiekh resident of Dadsara Tral,” he said.
Singh said that after proper investigation we have arrested more over ground workers who were identified as Irshad Ahmed Lone Son of Ab Rashid Lone resident of Seer Tral, Humaiz resident of Kupwara, Tajamul Islam Shah son of Mohammad Maqbool Shah resident of Dangerpora Sopore, Syed Tamiz u din son of Syed Mohiuddin resident of Dangerpora Sopore, Ghulam Nabi Mir son of Mohammad Akbar Mir resident of Iqbal Nagar Sopore, Mudasir Ahmed Mir son of Mohammad Akbar Mir resident of Iqbal Nagar Sopore, Saleem Ahmed Beigh son of Mushtaq Ahmed Beigh resident of Sheikh Sahib Sopore, Muzamil Ahmed Ganie son of Ghulam Hassan Ganai resident of Shiekh Sahib Sopore and Showket Ahmed Kaboo son of Ali Mohammad Kaboo resident of Arampora Sopore.
Harmeet said that huge quantity of arms and ammunition were also recovered from them which includes one AK 47 rifle, AK Magazine one, AK rounds 15, One pistol, Pistol Magazine one, Pistol rounds 03, and hand grenade 1, while Incriminating documents, letter pads, posters, recruitment forms, mobile phones of Hibz militant and Jaish militant outfit were recovered from them.
He said an FIR no. 10/2018 under section 7/25 A stands in police station Sopore and further investigation is going on.