Srinagar: Baramulla police assisted by 29 RR and CRPF on specific information laid a joint Naka at Behrampora Tilgam crossing and apprehended 3 suspected individuals, police claimed on Tuesday.
The arrested have been identified as Waseem Ahmed Mir S/o Nazir Ahmed Mir R/o Andergam Pattan, Umer Hassan Rather S/o Gh Hassan Rather R/o Achabal Sopore and Akif Hussain Rather S/o Gh Hassan Rather R/o Achbal Sopore.
Police said that 2 Chinese pistols along with ammunition was recovered from their possession.
“On sustained questioning the trio admitted that they are working for Hizbul Mujahideen outfit and are motivating young boys into militancy,” police statement said.
According to the police statement these individuals have been long time conduits of militants in North Kashmir playing a major role in enticing young boys to join militancy.
Police said that this network was being spearheaded by Hizbul Mujahideen commander Parvez Wani @ Mubashir R/o Galoora Handwara.
“The Network of these militants have been not only luring young boys to join militancy but also providing all logistic support to terrorists in the Andergam Pattan and Sopore areas,” police added.
Case FIR No 57/2017 under sections of 13 Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, [ULA (P) Act ] has been registered in Police station Kreeri in this regard, police concluded.