Srinagar: Awantipora Police along with 42RR and 180 BN CRPF busted a terror associate network of proscribed outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad involved in grenade lobbing incidents in Tral area and Sangam area of Anantnag District.
The arrested terrorists associates have been in contact with Pakistani handlers and have targeted security forces by lobbing grenades upon security forces in recent past.
The arrested persons have been involved in pasting of threat poster of election bycott in Tral area, police officials said in a statement.
The arrested terrorists associates have been identified as Aijaz Ahmad Bhat S/O Manzoor Ahmad Bhat R/O Larow Tral, Mohd Amin Khan S/O Ghulam Hassan Khan R/O Handoora Tral, Umer Jabar Dar S/O Mohd Jabar Dar R/O Wagad Tral, Suhail Ahmad Bhat S/O Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Bhat R/O Dogripora Awantipora, Sameer Ahmad Lone S/O Ghulam Mohd Lone R/O Darganiegund Tral and Rafiq Ahmad KhanS/O Abdul Ahad Khan R/O Handoora Tral.
Incriminating material including explosive substance has been recovered from the possession of the arrested terrorists associates.
Case FIR No. 99/2020 and 109/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered against the said Terror Associates in Police Station Tral.