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Security force busts JeM module in Pulwama, 3 militant aides held

Kupwara: 5 militant associates arrested along with arms, ammo

PULWAMA: A militant module of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) was busted by security forces in South Kashmir’s Pulwama on Friday.

A police spokesman in a statement said that Pulwama police along with 55 RR and 182/183 battalion CRPF arrested three militant associates of JeM.

The arrested associates were identified as Owais Altaf, son of Altaf Hussain Ganai of Jandwal, Aqib Manzoor, son of Manzoor Ahmad Mir of Gudoora, Waseem Ahmad Pandit, son of Gh Mohammad Pandith of Karimabad Pulwama. The trio was working for the JeM outfit and were providing logistics and transportation to militants in the district, he said.

He added that one AK rifle, three magazines, 69 AK rounds and one grenade was recovered on their disclosure.

A case under FIR number 77/2022 was registered in Police station Pulwama under relevant sections of law and further investigation was taken up—(KNO)


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