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Two militant associates arrested: Police


Srinagar, Feb 25: J&K Police Tuesday said it arrested two militant associates in Pulwama.

The duo, as per a spokesperson, has been identified as Aquib Maqbool Lone resident of Ratnipora Pulwama and Naseer Ahmad Hurra resident of Gulbugh Pulwama.


“As per police records they were involved in assisting the active militants operating in the areas of Pulwama. Incriminating materials including explosive substance and ammunition were recovered from their possession. Accordingly to the investigation they were conspiring to facilitate the carrying out of militant attacks in the areas of Pulwama thereby disrupting peace and normal activities,” he said.

Case FIR No. 11/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation in the matter is in progress.