Srinagar: Three militant associates were arrested after a Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) module involved in the killing of a sarpanch was busted in Kulgam district on Monday, police said.
Militants had killed sarpanch Shabir Ahmad Mir near his residence in Adoura in Kulgam on Friday night.
#Kulgam Police busted #terror module of proscribed terror outfit HM involved in recent #killing of #Sarpanch Shabir Ahmad Mir & arrested 03 #terrorist associates actively involved, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said on Twitter.
He said police seized incriminating material as well as the vehicles used in the commission of the crime.
During #investigation, it was learnt that the Sarpanch was killed by HM #terrorist Mushtaq Yatoo on the directions of HM Chief militant Farooq Nalli, Kumar said
Police had earlier said Mir was given accommodation in a secured hotel in Srinagar but he had left it and reached his home without informing authorities. PTI