Baramulla police on Tuesday arrested three youth associated with Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfit in Behrampora Tilgam area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
“Assisted by 29 RR and CRPF on a specific information laid a joint Naka at Behrampora Tilgam crossing and apprehended 3 suspected individuals namely Waseem Ahmed Mir S/o Nazir Ahmed Mir resident of Andergam Pattan, Umer Hassan Rather S/o Gh Hassan Rather resident of Achabal Sopore and Akif Hussain Rather S/o Gh Hassan Rather resident of Achbal Sopore and recovered 2 Chinese pistols along with ammunition from their possession.” Police statement said.
Police said that the trio after being interrogated, admitted that they are working for Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfit and are motivating young boys into militancy.
These individuals have been long time conduits of militants in North Kashmir playing a major role in enticing young boys to join militancy.
The network according to police was being spearheaded by Hizbul Mujahideen commander Parvez Wani @ Mubashir R/o Galoora Handwara and were providing all logistic support to militants in the Andergam Pattan and Sopore areas.
In this regard Case FIR No 57/2017 under sections of 13 Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, [ULA (P) Act ] has been registered in Police Station Kreeri and further investigation is going on.