HM militant tasked to kill cops, decamp with rifles apprehended: police

Srinagar:- Police on Thursday claimed to have foiled a rifle snatching bid by arresting a newly recruited Hizbul Mujahideen militant in Shopian district of south Kashmir.

A senior police officer told GNS that the joint team of army’s 44 RR and police, acting on a tip off, apprehended a Hizbul-Mujahiddin militant along with a Chinese pistol during a search operation in Ringwar Keller area, last evening.

“It was a blow to the militants who was tasked to carry out weapon snatching and cop killing in the region”, the officer said.

The officer identified the militant as Farook Ahmad Hurra S/o Late Ghulam Ahmed Hurra R/o Nazninpura, Shopian. He was recruited by Farooq Ahmed Sheikh and Wasim Mallah @ Rizwan.

“A case has been registered in this regard and further investigations have been taken up”, the officer said. 

 

 

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