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Four JeM associates arrested: Police


Srinagar, Feb 3: J&K Police Monday said it arrested four militant associates linked to outfit JeM in Awantipora.

Those arrested have been identified as Mohd Amin, Mohd Rafiq and Fayaz Lone residents of Khrew and Maqbool Dar resident of Awantipora.


As per police records they are involved in assisting the active militants of JeM operating in the areas of Awantipora.

“As per the investigations, they were providing logistic support and shelter to the active militants of JeM including JeM Commander Qari Yasir and his other associates who were recently killed in an encounter at Awantipora,” a police spokesperson said.

Cases under relevant sections of law stands registered at respective police stations and further investigation in the matter is in progress.

Police is also investigating the role of four other persons for their involvement in supporting militant related activities in the area and providing support to the active militants of the area.