J-K: Army, police launch search operation after noticing suspicious movement on outskirts of Poonch
10 May, 2023 | Vaishali Sharma
Officials said a joint search operation by the Army and police is underway on the outskirts of Poonch district in J&K after suspicious movement was noticed.
Officials said a joint search operation by the Army and police is underway on the outskirts of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir after suspicious movement was noticed.
The area has been surrounded by barricades. More information on the subject is awaited.
In a joint operation with security forces, Jammu and Kashmir police arrested two terror associates linked to the proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in Shopian on Tuesday.
Incriminating materials, an IED, arms, and ammunition were recovered from their possession by the police. The terrorist associates apprehended have been identified as Shahid Ahmad Lone, son of Ab Rashid Lone of Chotipora Shopian, and Waseem Ahmad Ganie, son of Ab Hamid Ganie of Borihalan Shopian.
“During the course of the investigation of case FIR No. 65/2023 of PS Shopian, Police in a joint operation with Army (44 RR), CRPF (14 Bn) on Tuesday arrested two more terrorist associates linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT”, the police said.
On their disclosure, the police recovered incriminating materials, arms, and ammunition, including 1 pistol, 1 pistol magazine, 4 pistol rounds, 1 silencer, 1 IED, 1 remote control, 2 batteries, and 1 empty magazine of an AK 47 rifle.
On May 2, police and security forces arrested Tanveer Ahmad Wani, son of Bashir Ahmad Wani and resident of Daramdora Shopian, a terrorist associate of the proscribed terror outfit LeT. Incriminating materials, arms, and ammunition were recovered from his possession, including an AK series rifle, a magazine, and 10 rounds, and a case FIR No. 65/2023 was registered in PS Shopian. More research is being conducted.