J&K Police on Saturday stated that it has busted a cross border terror module in Kupwara border district.
Police stated that appearing on credible data and corroborated by different sister companies, Kupwara police together with 9 Para Field Regiment busted a terror module concerned in smuggling of arms and ammunition despatched by two Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) based mostly handlers of LeT particularly Manzoor Ahmad Sheikh alias Shakoor and Qazi Mohammad Khushal.
“Both at present are operating from across the border, ” police stated in a press release.
Police stated that one individual recognized as Zahoor Ahmad Bhat of Karnah in Kupwara district was arrested from whose possession one AK, one AK Magazine, 29 rounds, two pistols and two pistol magazines had been recovered.
“Two PoK based mostly handlers from throughout had been in contact with the Zahoor who hails from a village which is near the LoC, ” police stated.
Police stated that the consignments dispatched to this aspect from throughout had been thereafter delivered to different terror associates who had been in touch with Zahoor Ahmad Bhat and the PoK based mostly handlers.
“In addition to Zahoor, four more terror associates namely Khursheed Ahmad Rather, Mudasir Shafiq, Gulam Sarwar and Qazi Fazal, all residents of Karnah, have been arrested, ” police stated.
Police stated that the arms and ammunition and different incriminating materials recovered from them together with 5 AK Rifles (quick), 5 AK magazines and 16 AK rounds (quick) had been recovered.