Two LeT terrorists arrested in Shopian



Srinagar: Security forces arrested two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists and recovered arms and ammunition in Shopian district on Sunday, police said.
Acting on specific input regarding the presence of LeT terrorist Shahid Ahmad Gaine, son of Gulzar Ahmad Ganie, a resident of Doomwani Keegam, and his close associate in Doomwani village near Rambi Ara, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area, a police spokesman said.
He said as the security forces approached the suspected spot, the duo tried to flee.
However, they were apprehended by the search party, the spokesman added.

He identified the other arrested as Kifayat Ayoub Alie, son of Mohd Ayoub Alie, a resident of Pinjoora Shopian.
Incriminating material, arms and ammunition including a Chinese pistol, a pistol magazine, two Chinese hand grenades and eight pistol rounds were recovered from their possession, besides cash amount of Rs 2.9 lakh, the spokesman said.
In this regard a case FIR No.294/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation has been taken up.