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Ansar Gazwat-Ul-Hind activist apprehended in Baramulla: Police


Srinagar, August 8: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested an over ground worker of Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind militant outfit in Sheeri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Irfan Ahmad Ganaie, son of Muhammad Ramzan Ganaie, a resident of Hajam Mohalalh, Rathsuna Tral was arrested when he was heading to Uri at Sheeri, said an official.
He said that the forces were acting on “specific information” that Ganaie was on way to Uri to undertake militant action.
“Multiple checkpoints were laid by the police and the forces in the area and the individual was apprehended carrying a live hand grenade in Sheeri area on Baramulla-Uri road,” said the official.
“His mobile phone was also seized. The preliminary investigation into the matter reveals his affiliation with Gazwat-ul-Hind.”
He said a case FIR No 39/2018 under provisions of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act has been registered in Police Station Sheeri. “Further investigation into the matter is going on,” he said.