Police on Friday said they have arrested three OGW’s from north Kashmir’s Sopore, official said.
Police spokesperson as per a assertion to Kashmir Bulletin–(KB), said that today on 26 August 2022, during evening hours, a joint naka/MVCP was established by Sopore police, 22 RR, 179 BN CRPF at Bomai chowk in the jurisdiction of Police Station Bomai.
“During checking a suspicious movement of three persons coming from Goripura towards Bomai was noted and were subsequently asked to stop, but they tried to flee from the spot, however were tactfully apprehended by the security forces. Upon their personal search 3 Hand Grenades, 09 Posters, 12 Pakistani Flags were recovered from their possession,” reads the assertion.
Moreover, “during the preliminary questioning, they revealed their identity as Shariq Ashraf S/O Mohammad Ashraf wani R/O Hadipora Rafiabad, Saqlain Mushtaq S/O Mushtaq Ahmed WarR/O warpora Sopore and Tawfeeq Hassan Sheikh S/O Ghulam Hassan sheikh R/O Fatehgarh Baramulla,” it reads.
Further, “preliminary investigations have revealed that the arrested persons are OGWs of proscribed militants organisation LeT and were in a constant search of an opportunity to carry out attacks on security forces and civilians including outside labourers. Accordingly case has been registered at Police Station Bomai under relevant sections of law and further investigation is still going on,” reads the assertion.