LeT associate held in Pulwama; grenade attack on SSB camp in Srinagar



Srinagar: Security forces arrested an associate of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and recovered incriminating material, including explosive substance, from his possession in Pulwama district, police said on Friday.
Security forces arrested a militant associate of LeT outfit who has been identified as Aqif Ahmad Teli, a resident of Cherso Awantipora, a police spokesman said.
He said as per police records, Teli was involved in providing shelter, logistics and other support to active militants, besides transporting arms and ammunition for them in Awantipora and Tral areas.
Teli was also involved in recruiting local youth in terror ranks and distribution of terror money, the spokesman said, adding, his bank transactions are being investigated.
Incriminating material of the proscribed terror outfit LeT and explosive substance has been recovered from his possession which have been taken into case records for further investigation, he said.
In this connection, a case vide FIR No. 02/2021 under relevant section of law stands registered in Police Station Awantipora and further investigation has been initiated.
Meanwhile, terrorists lobbed a grenade at a camp of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in Chanapora area of Srinagar city this evening, but there was no damage done, police said.
Terrorists hurled the grenade on the camp of 14 Battalion SSB near Chanpora bridge here in the evening, a police official said.
He said there was no loss of life or damage to property in the grenade explosion.


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