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Police Busts LeT Terror Module In Budgam, Five Suspects Held

Budgam Police arrested one local terrorist linked with LeT and recovered one Chinese pistol, one magazine, 08 live pistol rounds from his possession

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Arshid Hussain Mir
Arshid Hussain Mir
Covering Budgam, Kashmir Regional News from India. Holds Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from RIMT University, Punjab.

JAMMU AND KASHMIR. Budgam: The Budgam police has busted a terror module of proscribed terror outfit (Lashkar-e-Taiba) LeT by arresting a local terrorist along with four associates from Budgam area. According to the reports, arms and ammunition have been recovered from them.

Acting on a specific information, Budgam Police along with 53RR and 43BN CRPF arrested one local terrorist linked with LeT and recovered one Chinese pistol, one magazine, 08 live pistol rounds from his possession. The terrorist has been identified as Mohd Younis Mir resident of Choon Budgam.

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Other terrorists have been identified as Imran Zahoor Ganie resident of Kulbug Budgam, Umer Farooq Wani resident of Ompora Budgam, Faizan Qayoom Ganie and Shahnawaz Ahmad Mir both residents of Choon Budgam.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the arrested terrorist associates were involved in providing shelter, logistics and other material support including transportation of arms and ammunition to the active terrorists of LeT in various areas of Budgam.

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“The arrested men were involved in providing shelter, logistics and other material support, including transportation of arms and ammunition, to the active terrorists of proscribed terror outfit LeT in different areas of Budgam,” the spokesperson said, adding that the arrested persons were in touch with Pakistan-based terror commanders through various social media platforms and were also in constant touch with local LeT commanders in Kashmir,” the spokesperson said.

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The arrested local terrorists have been reportedly in touch with the Pakistan terror commanders through various social media platforms. Along with this, they were also in constant touch with local terror commanders of LeT in Kashmir.

Meanwhile, a case vide FIR No. 219/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Budgam and further investigation is in progress.

Previously, security forces were put on a high alert in Jammu and Kashmir after multiple inputs about a possible attack targeting security forces amid Eid-al-Adha.

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