3 JeM militants arrested in Sopore and Rafiabad: police

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‘Ammunition also recovered’

Sopore: Police claimed to have arrested three active members of militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad in Sopore and Rafiabad on Monday.
A statement issued here said that acting on a credible input, police laid a joint naka at Haritar area in outskirts of Sopore along with teams of Army’s 52 RR, and 177 and 179 Bn CRPF.
During checking, one person was apprehended in suspicious circumstances, who on questioning, revealed his identity as Bilal Ahmad Kaloo son of Abdul Rehman Kaloo of Takiabal Sopore , “an active member of JeM outfit” police said.
“From his possession 2 Grenades & Matrix sheet of JeM outfit were recovered. In this regard Case FIR NO. 65 /2018 U/S 7/25 A.Act , 13 ULA Act, was registered in Police Station Tarzoo and investigation taken up,” the statement said.
Similarly two more active members of JeM outfit were also apprehended by police with the assistance of 32 RR, 92 Bn CRPF, at a naka at Yarbugh Rafiabad, it said.
The two have been identified has Asif Sheikh son of Ghulam Qadir Sheikh and Abdul Majeed Mir son of Ghulam Ahmad Mir, both residents of Yarbugh Rafiabad.
“From their possession 1 Hand Grenade, 04 Rds of AK47 and 02 Matrix sheets of JeM Outfit were recovered and in this regard Case FIR NO. 92/2018 U/S 7/25 A.Act, 13 ULA Act was registered in Police Station Dangiwacha and investigation taken up,” police statement said.