Police arrests two LeT militant helpers in Budgam

SRINAGAR — J-K Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested two militant associates of the Lashkar-i-Toiba outfit in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

In a statement issued, the police said that Police in Budgam along with 2RR and 179Bn CRPF have arrested two militant helpers of the outfit LeT from the orchard area of Rathsun Beerwah, Budgam. They have been identified as Wajid Yousuf Akhoon, resident of Rathsun Beerwah and Mohammad Ashraf Sheikh, resident of Kawoosa Khalisa.

Incriminating materials of LeT, arms and ammunition including a Chinese Pistol, two pistol magazines, and 12 pistol rounds have been recovered from their possession, they said.

“Accordingly, a case vide FIR №35/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Beerwah and an investigation has been initiated,” reads the statement.

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