Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police has detained three south Kashmir residents during nocturnal raids in Vehil village of Shopian district in connection with the Banihal blast case.
A police official said that the trio has been detained for questioning in the case.
He identified the trio as Asif Ahmad Malik son of Muhammad Yousuf, 17 years old; Faheem Ahmad Shah son of Muhammad Shafi Shah, 18 years old; and Umar Shafi Rather son of Muhammad Shafi Rather, 19 years old, all residents of Vehil village.
“They were picked for questioning regarding the Banihal blast case,” sources said.
Local residents said that the trio was arrested during nocturnal raids.
On March 30 a mysterious car blast took place in Banihal area of Jammu and left a private car completely damaged and minor damage to a CRPF vehicle.
Pertinently, police has already arrested one alleged suspect Owais Amin, a resident of south Kashmir’s Shopian district.