2 OGWs of LeT arrested in Baramulla, incriminating material recovered: Police

 Baramulla, Sep 03(KNS): Police in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday claimed to have arrested two militant associates of Lashkar-e-Toiba militant outfit in the district.

A police spokesperson said on September 3, 2023, on receipt of a specific input, a joint Naka was established at Shirkwara near Bus Stop Shirkwara by SOG Kreeri and 52 RR.

During naka checking, a suspicious movement of two persons coming from Wagoora Bridge side by side was observed.

While seeing the police party and security forces, the said persons tried to flee from the spot, but the alert Naka party apprehended them tactfully.

During preliminary questioning, they identified themselves as *01. Tawseef Ramazan Bhat, S/O Mohammad Ramzan Bhat, and *02. Moien Amin Bhat, @Momin, S/O Mohammad Amin Bhat, both residents of Bada Mulla, Sheeri Baramulla. From the possession of Moien Amin Bhat, a Chinese pistol with mazine and 15 rounds were recovered, and from Tawseef Ramazan Bhat, a hand grenade was recovered. Both are OGWs of LeT.

During the investigation, Moien Amin Bhat (@Momin) revealed that he is in touch with FT.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp ChannelUsman had met Usman and treated him when he was injured in *Operation Taripora Wansran. He has also provided logistical support to Usman and Hilal Ahmed Sheikh numerous times.

On the other hand, Tawseef Ramazan Bhat had been in touch with Pakistani handlers of Al-Badar Tanzeem and had identified indls in his area who are non-locals for the purpose of targeted killing, kept a watch over convoy movements and their timings, conducted a recce of the nearest Army camp and other security establishments and their vehicle movements.

They further revealed that they were constantly in touch with LET handlers and passed all the information to Pakistani handler Sajid Ali in Pakistan. They were about to get active as terrorists after carrying out an attack on security forces and targeted killings.

In this regard, case FIR No. 111/2023 U/S 7/25 IA Act, 13, 18, 20, 23, 38, 39 UA(P) Act, stands registered and the investigation is set into motion the police spokesperson further added(KNS).

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