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4 militant associates of LeT held in J&K's Budgam

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Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Four militant associates of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district on Wednesday, and arms and ammunition recovered from their possession, police said.

Acting on inputs, security forces arrested Muzaffar Ahmad Dar, Mudasir Ahmad Lone, Younis Waza -- all residents of Budran -- and Nazir Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Poshkar Khag, a police spokesperson said.

Incriminating materials, arms, including a pistol, a grenade and huge cache of ammunition were recovered from their possession, the spokesperson said.

As per the police records, they were involved in providing logistic support and shelter to the active militants of the LeT operating in the area, besides other unlawful activities, according to the spokesman.

A case has been registered and an investigation is on, he added.

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First Published: Wed, May 20 2020. 19:48 IST