Srinagar: After the arrest of a militant Irshad Ahmad Shah resident of Seelu, Sopore in Baramulla, district police Saturday claimed to have busted a militant network in north Kashmir areas, police sources said.
Irshad Shah was active with Hizbul-Mujahideen militant outfit for last more than 2 years, they said.
“Irshad Khawaja @ Tanveer along with two other absconders are involved in killing of one civilian namely Eid ul Amin Mir son of Late Abdul Ahad Mir resident of Maqboolabad Bahrampora and conspiracy was hatched in the house of one HM OGW Azhar Imtiyaz of Behrampora who stands arrested,” police said and added that case FIR No. 128/2016 dated: 25.12.2016) stands registered in this regard.
After the arrest of Irshad police, army and CRPF in Sopore lay hands on a network of over ground activists of the outfit who were aiding and abetting militancy besides luring young boys towards militancy, police said.
They said that in a series of raids Sopore Police and other forces arrested 9 people who were allegedly influencing young and innocent boys to join militancy.
The arrested have been identified are Mudasir Ahmad Ganie, son of Ghulam Din Ganie, resident of Ladoora; Abdul Majeed Dar, son of Mohd Munawar Ganie, resident of Ladoora; Ajaz Ahmad Shah son of Mohd Sultan resident of Bismillah Colony Shangergund Sopore; Azhar Imtiyaz son of Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir, resident of Behrampora; Gh Mustafa Lone, son of Mohd Ashraf Lone, resident of Thagund; Showkat Ahmad Mir son of Mohd Zaffar Mir, resident of Bomai and Aejaz Ahmad Bhat, son of Mohd Subhan Bhat, resident of Bomai; Mohd Yasin Tantray son of Gh. Mohd Tantray, resident of Wadoora Payeen; Abdul Majid Shah son of Gh. Ahmad Shah, resident of Wadoora Payeen.