Srinagar, Apr 29 : Jammu and Kashmir Police in Handwara alongwith Army arrested a militant associate linked with Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), a police spokesman said on Saturday and that incriminating materials & a hand grenade was recovered from his possession.
“During routing checking at Ganai Mohalla Pazalpora Magam, a joint party of Handwara Police and Army (15RR) intercepted an individual who attempted to evade the joint party suspiciously but he was apprehended tactfully by the alert joint party. On search, one hand grenade and other incriminating material was recovered from his possession. He has been identified as Khursheed Ahmad Bhat son of Gulzar Ahmad Bhat resident of Amargarh Tarathpora,” police said in a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO).
Preliminary investigation reveals that he was working as a militant associate for JeM. Accordingly, police said that a case under FIR number 95/2023 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Handwara and further investigation has been initiated—(KNO)