Srinagar, Jan 16: Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have arrested five persons who were pasting threatening posters in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, a police spokesman said Saturday afternoon.
He said on a tip off that some youths were involved pasting threatening posters to terrorise people, police conducted raids in Awantipora in Pulwama and arrested five persons.
Giving details he said on January 13, 2021 some threat posters of a militant outfit were found pasted in Seer and Batagund villages of Tral area.
Accordingly, a case FIR No. 04/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Tral and investigation was initiated.
During the course of investigation, Police party raided multiple places and rounded up several suspects.
He said during the questioning of suspects and collection of other evidence five Over Ground Workers (OGWs) were found to be involved in pasting of these threat posters in Seer and Batagund area and were accordingly arrested.
They have been identified as Jehangir Ahmad Parray son of Ghulam Nabi Parray, Aijaz Ahmad Parray son of Ghulam Mohammad Parray, Towseef Ahmad Lone son of Mohammad Ramzan Lone, Sabzar Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Rashid Bhat and Qaisar Ahmad Dar son of Gulzar Ahmad Dar all residents of Gulshanpora Tral.
One laptop and a printer used for the preparation and printing of these threat posters have been seized from their possession. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.
Police have resolved to act tough against such elements. Community members are requested to share details about such persons who are involved in threatening and intimidation of locals.