NIA conducts searches at 7 locations in Pulwama, arrests 4 OGWs

Srinagar, June 20 (KNS): National Investigation Agency on Monday conducted searches at multiple locations in Pulwama district and arrested four OGWs in a case related to an encounter that took place in Pulwama district in March this year. 
According to a statement, spokesperson said that NIA conducted searches at seven locations in Pulwama district and arrested four OGWs in the case of firing on security forces by militants in Chewa Kalan area of Pulwama. 

The statement reads that the case relates to the terrorist activities of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in South Kashmir, during which two terrorists were killed by security forces in a gun battle at Chewa Kalan area of Pulwama on 11.03.2022. 

It reads that the killed terrorists were later identified as Aquib Mushtaq Bhat of Pulwama and Kamal Bhai of Pakistan. 

“The case was originally registered at PS, Pulwama as FIR no. 50/2022 dated 11.03.2022 and was subsequently taken over by NIA on 08.04.2022.”

It added that during searches conducted today a large quantity of incriminating materials have been seized.

“Based on these searches conducted today, four accused persons namely Sahil Ahmed Khan @ Sohail S/o Feroz Ahmed Khan, Jahangir Ahmed Dar S/o Nazir Ahmed Dar R/o, Shahid Ahmed Shergojri S/o Mohd Ramzan Shergozri R/o and Inayat Gulzar Bhat S/o Gulzar Ahmed Bhat—all residents of Pulwama have been arrested,” it said. 

The statement reads that these four accused had harboured JeM terrorists active in South Kashmir and arranged transportation and logistics for them.

“They are also involved in radicalising impressionable local youth and motivating them to join terror groups. Further investigation in the case continues,” it reads. (KNS)

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