Srinagar: Security forces arrested five militant associates in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said on Wednesday.
They said the five were associated with Lashakr-e-Taiba. They were arrested by a joint team of police and Army’s 62 Rashtriya Rifles in Khag area of Budgam.
Police identified the five as Rouf Ahmad Wani, Hilal Ahmad Malik, Tawfeeq Ahmad Dar, Danish Ahmad Dar and Showkat Ali Dar- residents of various villages in Khag.
“Incriminating materials have been recovered from their possession. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation,” a police spokesman said.
Police said a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Khag and investigation has been taken up.