TRF militant associate arrested in Baramulla: Police

Srinagar: Police today claimed to have arrested the militant associate of outfit The Resistance Front in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

In a statement to GNS, police said that based on specific input that there will be some movement of militants/OGWs on Baramulla-Handwara highway, a joint NAKA comprising of Police Baramulla & SF was established near Jehlum Stadium within the jurisdiction of Police station Baramulla.

At about 1800 hours, a Maruti Alto car bearing No JK05G 1675 was moving from Baramulla towards Handwara. On seeing the Naka, the driver tried to flee.

This action seemed suspicious to the naka personnel. The naka personnel boldly cordoned and stopped the car. On spot frisking and physical search, cash 13000 was recovered from the person. On searching the car three grenades were recovered which were hidden in a bag full of charcoal.

During on spot questioning he revealed his name Asif Gull son of Ghulam Mohd Alwaie. He also revealed that he was working as OGW for TRF which is an offshoot of Lashkar-e-Toiba outfit.

He also revealed that he was in contact with one local militant Abid presently at PoK. He was also in contact of Hyder @ Jajja, Usman (FT) and Inayatullah and also arranged logistic for them.

In this regard case FIR no 218/2020 stands registered in police station Baramulla and further investigation taken up, reads the statement. (GNS)

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