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05 persons arrested for pasting threat posters in Awantipora: Police

Awantipora, Jan 16: Awantipora Police arrests 05 persons for pasting threat posters in Seer & Batagund villages of Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Police in a statement said that on 13/01/2021 some threat posters of the militant outfit were found pasted in Seer & Batagund villages of Tral area. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 04/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Tral and investigation was initiated.

During the course of investigation, Police party raided multiple places and rounded up several suspects. During the questioning of suspects and collection of other evidence 05 militant associates were found to be involved in pasting of the  said threat posters in Seer and Batagund area and were accordingly arrested.

They have been identified as Jehangir Ahmad Parray son of  Ghulam Nabi Parray, Aijaz Ahmad Parray son of  Ghulam Mohammad Parray, Towseef Ahmad Lone son of  Mohammad Ramzan Lone,  Sabzar Ahmad Bhat son of  Abdul Rashid Bhat and Qaisar Ahmad Dar son of  Gulzar Ahmad Dar all residents of Gulshanpora Tral.

One Laptop and a printer used for the preparation and printing of the said threat posters have been seized from their possession. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.

Police have resolved to act tough against such elements.

Community members are requested to share details about such persons who are involved in threatening and intimidation of locals.

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‘Militant associate’ arrested in Kupwara; 10 grenades, 182 bullets recovered

(Asian News Hub) – Army and police have recovered ten grenades and 182 rounds of Ak-47 rifle from a militant associate who was arrested in Kralpora area in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, official sources said on Tuesday.

They said army 160 Territorial Army and SOG Kralpora arrested the “militant associate” Abdul Ahad Lone based on specific information. “10 grenades and 182 Ak-47 rounds” have been recovered from his possession.They said middle-aged man was associated with Al-Badr formerly.

A police officer confirmed the arrest and said that further investigations are underway.

GNS

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Three unidentified militants killed in Anantnag

(Asian News Hub) – Three unidentified militants have been killed in an encounter that raged between government forces and militants in Vailoo area of Kokernag belt in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.

A senior police officer told that three unidentified militants have been killed whose identification is being ascertained while as operation is on in the area.

He said the militants turned down repeated surrender offers given to them by government forces.

Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 19 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.

Pertinently, 46 militants have been killed in J&K so far this year and most of them belong to Shopian district.

KNO

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Militant killed in an ongoing encounter at Anantnag

(Asian News Hub) – One militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter that raged between government forces and militants in Vailoo area of Kokernag belt in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.

A senior police officer told that one militant has been killed whose identification is being ascertained while as operation is on in the area.

Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 19 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.

Pertinently, 44 militants have been killed in J&K so far this year and most of them belong to Shopian district.

KNO

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