olice on Wednesday claimed to have arrested three Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of HM outfit in Tral area of South Kashmir’s Awantipora.
In a statement issued, a police spokesman said, “Acting on specific information of militant movement, Awantipora Police along with 42 RR and 180 BN CRPF launched search operation in village Batagund and Dadsara Tral. During search operation one militant module of three associates of outfit Hizb-ul–Mujahideen was arrested.”
The arrested militant associates have been identified as Shafat Ahmad Sofi Son of Muzaffar Ahmad Sofi Residenf of Batagund, Majid Mohammad Bhat son of Lt. Gh. Mohammad Bhat Resident of Dadsara and Umer Rashid Wani son Ab. Rashid Wani resident of Dadsara.
During on spot questioning of the arrested militant associates, following IED material was recovered from the house of one of the arrested militant associate at village Dadsara.
1) Electric Detonator = 08
2) Anti Mechanism Switches = 07
3) Pressure Switches/Relay Mechanism Switches = 03
4) Improvised Switch = 01
5) Anti Mine Wireless Antenna = 01
Case FIR number 09/2021 stands registered against the arrested militant associates in Police Station Tral under relevant sections of law, reads the statement.