Feb 12: Acting on a specific tip-off, the police in central Kashmir’s Budgam
district said it arrested five militant associates and seized arms and
ammunition and other incriminating material from their possession.
police statement said these individuals have been identified as Shahnawaz Ahmad
Wani, Nasir Ahmad Wani, Bilal Ahmad Khan and Irfan Ahmad Pathan, all residents
of Gundipora Beerwah, and Ali Mohd Bhat, a resident of Warihama Beerwah.
to the police, after preliminary enquiry, it was found that these militant
associates were affiliated to the militant outfit ISJK and were involved in
providing shelter and logistic support to militants.
case under relevant sections of the law has been registered against the accused
and further investigation is on,” the police said.