SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Monday carried our searches at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir and arrested four OGWs in the case of firing on Security Forces (SFs) by militants in Chewa Kalan Pulwama.
In a statement issued, NIA said that it conducted searches at seven locations in Pulwama, J&K and arrested four accused in RC-02/2022/NIA/JMU.
“The case relates to the terrorist activities of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in South Kashmir, during which two terrorists were killed by security forces in a gun battle at Chewa Kalan, Pulwama, J&K on 11.03.2022. The killed terrorists were later identified as Aquib Mushtaq Bhat of Pulwama and Kamal Bhai of Pakistan. The case was originally registered at PS, Pulwama as FIR no. 50/2022 dtd 11.03.2022 and was subsequently taken over by NIA on 08.04.2022”, it reads.
During the searches conducted today a large quantity of incriminating materials have been seized.
Based on these searches conducted today, four accused persons namely Sahil Ahmed Khan @ Sohail S/o Feroz Ahmed Khan R/o Gudoora, Pulwama ii) Jahangir Ahmed Dar S/o Nazir Ahmed Dar R/o Gudoora, Pulwama iii) Shahid Ahmed Shergojri S/o Mohd Ramzan Shergozri R/o Ugragund, Pulwama iv) Inayat Gulzar Bhat S/o Gulzar Ahmed Bhat R/o Pinglena, Distt. Pulwama, J & K have been arrested, the statement reads.
“These four accused had harboured JeM terrorists active in South Kashmir and arranged transportation and logistics for them. They are also involved in radicalising impressionable local youth and motivating them to join terror groups. Further investigation in the case continues”, it added.