Jammu Kashmir: The security forces have got great success in the fight against terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir. Security forces on Thursday arrested three terrorists from Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. Giving information, the police said that incriminating documents and ammunition were recovered from the possession of the arrested terrorists.
This was revealed in the investigation
Police said that preliminary investigation has revealed that the trio were tasked to carry out attacks in the Handwara area of the district so as to disturb the peace with the loss of life and property of the common people. Police, Army and CRPF personnel stationed at the check post near Phal Mandi in Handwara stopped the three men when they tried to escape after seeing the police team, but were caught, a police spokesman said.
Incriminating documents and weapons found from the terrorists during the search
It was told by the police that the two arrested accused were identified as Manzoor Ahmed and Shaukat Ahmed Bhat. A police spokesman said that the age of the third accused arrested is being ascertained, so his identity has not been revealed. On search of the trio, incriminating documents, ammunition including a pistol and two hand grenades were recovered, he said.
Security force alert regarding reports of suspicious activity
Earlier in Jammu and Kashmir, the security forces on Wednesday started a search operation in the forests of Budhal in Rajouri and Surankote in Poonch after the local people received complaints about the movement of suspicious persons. Village defense group guard Subhash Chander opened fire in the air late Tuesday night after some unidentified persons pelted stones at the house in Budhal area, officials said. Chander has suffered a minor head injury in stone pelting. He claimed that the attackers also opened fire on him. Officials said that with the help of the Army and the Central Reserve Police Force, the police started a search operation in the entire forest area as soon as the information was received. Officials said that after receiving information about suspicious movement of some people in the forest area, the police and army started the operation.