Terror Module busted in Uri, 8 LeT Militant associates arrested : Police

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Srinagar, 18 Aug (CNI) : Baramulla police on Friday claimed to have busted a militant module by arresting 8 militant associates alongwith arms and ammunition in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla.

As per the Press release issued here to News-agency Current News of India, a police spokesperson said that at Churunda on 08/08/2023 Joint forces of Baramulla Police & Army’s 16 SIKHLI during joint patrolling & area domination at Churunda Uri noticed one suspected person who was roaming in the area, who tried to flee while noticing patrolling party was apprehended tactfully.

During his personal search 2 Grenades were recovered from him and he was taken into custody immediately who was later on identified as Showkat Ali Awan S/O Abdul Karim Awan R/O
Churunda Uri.

During further questioning he revealed the names of his accomplices Ahmad Din S/O Shukur Din R/O Churunda Uri & Mohammad Sadeeq Khatana S/O Umer Din R/O Churunda who were questioned and upon their disclosure 2 Grenades, 1 Chinese Pistol, 1 Pistol Magazine & 4 live rounds were recovered from them.

Similarly, At Powarian Thaial Uri on 11/08/2023:

Joint forces of Baramulla Police & Army’s 16 SIKHLI during naka checking at Powarian Thajal Uri signaled one vehicle Maruti Swift bearing number CHOID-9588 to stop, who was coming from Thajal to Uri, the vehicle was stopped however driver and other four persons boarding the vehicle insisted the naka party to allow them to proceed hospital due to certain medical emergencies upon which naka party felt suspicious about them. Naka party immediately started search of the vehicle and during search 4 Hand Grenades, 2 Pistols, 2 Pistol Magazines, 10 live rounds & cash 50K was recovered and were taken into custody immediately, who were later identified as Akhter Bhat S/O Niyaz Bhat R/O Tarzoo Sopore, Mohammad Aslam Khatana S/O Ata Mohammad R/I Churunda Uri, Muneer Ahmad S/O Mohiuddin R/O Jabla Uri, Mudasir Yousuf Gokno S/O Mohammad Yousuf R/O Krankshivan & Bilal Ahmad Dar S/O Gh Mohiuddin R/O Hardushiva.

It is pertinent to mention here that the accuseds are involved in cross border smuggling of arms and ammunition at the behest of Pakistan based terror handlers and its further distribution to LeT terrorists for carrying out terror activities.

Cases under Indian Arms Act & UA (P) Act were registered in Police Station Uri and further. (CNI)

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