3 Newly recruited Militants were caught alive in Kupwara district of Jammu & Kashmir, after their picture with ammunition circulated on social media.
Search operation in KUPWARA:
A search operation was performed by the Police and 28 Rashtriya Rifles (Indian army) in Sogam’s forest area in Kupwara district, Jammu & Kashmir.
The search was carried after a picture of the 3 local citizens holding Ak-47 rifles went viral on social media on Wednesday 20 March 2020. The picture was posted to announce their joining to LeT Militant group.
Militants caught with ammunition:
The misguided young, newly recruited militants were caught alive with incriminating materials, explosives, arms and ammunition on Thursday 21 March 2020.
Two out of the 3 militants have been identified as Zakir Ahmad Bhat & Abid Hussain Wani.
A case has been registered against the arrested individuals under relevant sections of the law – said the Police.
Further investigation is underway by the J&K Police.