Jammu and Kashmir Police arrests two TRF terrorists at Narwal bypass, seizes ammunition


A police spokesperson mentioned the Special Operations Group had arrange a checkpoint within the space after getting a dependable enter concerning the motion of terrorists with automated weapons

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Jammu: Two terrorists affiliated with ‘The Resistance Force’ (TRF) have been arrested and arms and ammunition seized, police mentioned on Saturday.

Raees Ahmad Dar of Churath, Qazigund, and Subzar Ahmad Sheikh of Ashmuji, Kulgam, had been on their strategy to Srinagar in a automobile once they had been intercepted and arrested by the Special Operations Group (SOG) of the native police on the Narwal bypass on Friday night, they mentioned.

A police spokesperson mentioned the SOG had arrange a particular checkpoint within the space after getting a dependable enter concerning the motion of terrorists with automated weapons.

“At about 5.30 pm (Friday) when the SOG team was conducting vehicle checking in the area, one Alto car tried to escape the checkpoint. Observing the suspicious movement, the SOG team immediately chased the vehicle and apprehended the two suspects along with a bag,” he mentioned.

The official mentioned the bag, which was with Dar, contained an AK assault rifle with two magazines and 60 rounds, and a pistol together with two magazines and 15 rounds.

A case underneath varied sections of the Indian Penal Code, Arms Act and the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act has been registered, the spokesperson mentioned.

With the arrest, he mentioned, the police has busted a TRF module.

TRF is believed to be a shadow group of the Lashkar-e-Taiba.

“Dar has a history of involvement in terror activities and has four cases registered against him. Initial investigation reveals that he is working for TRF. The role of his associate is also being ascertained,” the official mentioned.

He mentioned Jammu Police was investigating the case to unearth the community of associates offering assist to terror actions.

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