Sopore: Police on Tuesday arrested two active members of militant outfit Ansar Gazwatul Hind led by Zakir Musa, in Hygam area of Sopore outskirts in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Police said that acting on a specific input about the movement of the OGWs of Ansar Gazwatul Hind at Check Hygam in Sopore outskirts, a joint team of army’s 52RR and SOG launched searches and arrested two activists of the outfit.
An official identified the duo as Parvaiz Ahmad of Dadsara, Tral and Aamir of Boohoo of Awantipora.
“Two hand grenades and one pistol were recovered from their possession,” he said, adding that their motive was to recruit the youth in north Kashmir.
A case has been registered and further investigations have been initiated, the official added.