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J-K police bust JeM terror modules, 10 held

ANI  |  Tral/Khrew (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

The Police have successfully busted two terror modules of (JeM) and arrested 10 of its members from and in South Kashmir.

In an official statement on Monday, the police said huge quantities of incriminating materials including gelatin sticks, detonators, materials for making Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and grenades were recovered from their possession.

A special team of Police was constituted to investigate the increasing terror attacks in in which security forces and civilians were being targeted by the terrorists. The police claim that on the basis of material evidence collected during the investigation, it identified four suspects having complicity in terror attacks and subsequently took them into custody.

Four persons arrested from area of Awantipora have been identified as Younis Nabi Naik, a resident of Pinglish, Fayaz from Reshipora, Riyaz from Nigeenpora and from Hafoo Nigeenpora.

Similarly, the second terror module was busted in area of Pampore in which six associates of proscribed terror outfit JeM have been arrested. Huge quantities of incriminating material have been recovered from their possession.

Those arrested from area of Pampore have been identified as from Bethan Khrew, from Babapora Khrew, Tahir Yousuf Lone from Khrew, from Sharshali Khrew, from Khrew and from Mandakpaul Naimsaab Khrew.

The police are further investigating the case and all incriminating materials have been taken in case records to probe their complicity in other terror crimes.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 18:00 IST