Widow of slain militant arrested

Widow of slain militant arrested

Jammu: The widow of a slain militant was on Thursday arrested and Rs two lakh in cash allegedly meant to be distributed amongst Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of militant outfits was seized from her possession in Reasi district of Jammu.
“We have arrested Hanifa Begum, wife of Saddam Hussain who was killed in an encounter in 2009 from Mahore area of the district”, Senior Superintendent of Police of Reasi Sujit Kumar said.
“Our initial investigations suggest that she was acting as a courier and the cash was meant to be distributed amongst the OGWs active in the area” the SSP said.
Several mobile phones have also been seized from her possession, he said, adding investigation is underway.