Bandipora: Police along with army’s 14 RR and CRPF laid a check post near Papachan Bandipora Bridge and apprehended two persons associated with militant group Lashkar-e-Toiba.
Aaccording to police, during checking two suspected persons were signalled to stop but they tried to flee. The duo was apprehended and during searches two hand grenades were recovered from their possession.
They have been identified as Abid Waza son of Abdul Gani Waza and Shabir Ahmad Gojer son of Mohammad Abdulla Mir Gojer.
On preliminary enquiry, it was revealed that the accused were associated with militant outfit LeT and were providing shelter, logistics and other material support to active millitants in the area and they were tasked by their handlers to carry grenade attack on security forces in Bandipora, police said.
In this regard a case FIR under relevant sections of law has been registered in P/S Bandipora and further investigation has been taken up.