J&K Police bust JeM terror module, 3 held

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Feb 2019 09:39:20



THE Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police on Saturday busted a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terror module with the arrest of three people, an official said. The breakthrough came while the police were investigating the grenade attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp at Sopore on January 25, a police spokesperson said. The three were picked up for questioning in connection with the attack, he added.

“During questioning, the suspects confessed to their involvement in the attack. They were then formally placed under arrest,” the spokesperson said.

Ghulam Qadir Rather alias Kasir, Aijaz Ahmad Khan and Owais Khalid Dar were arrested from their hometown of Sopore in Baramulla district. “They also revealed that the JeM terrorists active in Sopore provided two grenades to these individuals for throwing on the security forces to cause damage to life and instill fear among the general public,” he added.