Srinagar: Police on Monday claimed to have busted a criminal network of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant outfit involved in recruiting youth into the militant ranks.
A spokesman of police said that on a specific information, Awantipora police alongwith 42 RR and CRPF, in a joint operation in Tral, busted a criminal network involving JeM outfit who were involved in recruiting youth into the militant ranks.
“They were involved in providing logistic support and facilitating movement of militants in the general area of Tral” the police official said.
“On their disclosure incriminating materials have been recovered from their possession”, he added.
Police has identified the arrested persons as Ghulam Nabi Shah son of Ghulam Qadir Shah resident of Gang Tral, Ishfaq Sameer Sheikh son of Ghulam Nabi Sheikh resident of Takiya Gulab Bagh, Irfan Ahmad Mir son of Mushtaq Ahmad Mir resident of Batagund, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Salam Bhat resident of Batagund, Bashir Ahmad Sheikh son of Ama Sheikh resident of Khangund and Junaid Rashid Bhat son of Abdul Rashid Bhat resident of Nowdal, Tral.
“In this regard a case FIR number 23/2018 under section 18, 18B, 20, 39 ULA (P) Act stands registered in Police Station Tral and the investigation has been taken up” the official added.