3 OGWs arrested: Police

3 OGWs arrested: Police

Srinagar: Police has claimed to have made a breakthrough in the June 12 militant attack in Anantnag by arresting three alleged overground workers of banned Jaish-e-Mohammed.
Police said the accused — Amir, Kaisar and Irfan — provided shelter to the Pakistani militant who carried out the attack in which six people including station house officer Arshad Ahmed Khan were killed, officials said Thursday.
After the incident, crack teams were formed under the command of Senior Superintendent of Police Altaf Khan, who carried out investigation into the attack at busy KP road in Anantnag, they said.
The investigation led them to the three youth who were allegedly working as overground workers for the outfit, they said.
The Pakistani militant was kept in the house of one of these three youths for nearly four days during which he was taken around the Anantnag town for scouting for potential target, they said, adding that during their interrogation, the trio said that the militant was brought by local Jaish commander Fayaz Punzoo.