Kupwara: Police on Thursday said that they busted a module of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit and arrest two OGW’s in Kupwara district of north Kashmir.
Police in a statement said that on a specific information, Kupwara police busted an OGW module of HM operating in Lolab valley of district Kupwara and arrested two members of outfit and recovered arms from them.
Police identified the duo as Shakir Ahmad Wani son of Mohammed Ramzan Wani and Ghulam Mustafa Sheikh son of Abdul Ahad Sheikh, residents of Tekipora, Lolab.
“After sustained questioning, a pistol was recovered on their disclosure.
The module was engaged in providing logistics support to militants apart from luring more youth into path of militancy,” the statement said.
A case under FIR number 77 of 2018 under section 7/25 Arms act 13 UAPA registered against the duo in police station Sogam.
SSP Kupwara A S Dinker confirmed to Kashmir Reader that they arrested two OGW’s and recovered some arms from them. He said the further investigation is on.