LeT module unearthed, 6 sympathisers of ultras held: J&K Police
Friday - October 16, 2020 8:15 pm , Category : INDIA
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Security forces have busted an LeT module in Kashmir and arrested six sympathisers of terrorists and seized six vehicles, Kashmir IGP Vijay Kumar said on Friday.The group was involved in extending logistic support to terrorists for carrying out terror attacks in Kashmir, he told a press conference in Srinagar. The police said that a series of attacks were reported from August 14 till October 5 within Nowgam and Chadoora police station jurisdictions, including an attack on police and SSB party at Gulshan Nagar in which two policemen were killed and one injured.Other attacks included the one on a CRPF team of 117 Batallion at Kaisarmullah Chadoora in which one personnel was killed and his weapon snatched, attack on Road Opening Party of CRPF's 110 Batallion near Taingan new bypass that killed two CRPF men and injured four others, and the attack on ROP party of 110Bn of CRPF on new bypass."In order to solve these terror cases, different investigating teams under the supervision of DIG CKR and SSP Srinagar were constituted," police said. "Using technical and human intelligence, police was able to identify some suspects involved in these attacks. Subsequently, the teams launched a series of raids in Chadoora Budgam, Nowgam and other areas of Srinagar and picked up around a dozen suspects for questioning."Police said six persons were later arrested for allegedly providing shelter, transportation and conducting recee of security force deployments before terror attacks.