Srinagar- Three militant associates were arrested after a Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) module involved in the killing of a sarpanch was busted in Kulgam district of South Kashmir on Monday, police said.
Militants had killed sarpanch Shabir Ahmad Mir near his residence in Adoura in Kulgam on Friday night.
#Kulgam Police busted #terror module of proscribed terror outfit HM involved in recent #killing of #Sarpanch Shabir Ahmad Mir & arrested 03 #terrorist associates actively involved, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said on Twitter.
Vehicles used in the commission of crime have also been seized. During #investigation, it was learnt that the Sarpanch was killed by HM #terrorist Mushtaq Yatoo on the directions of HM Chief terrorist Farooq Nalli: IGP Kashmir @JmuKmrPolice
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) March 14, 2022
He said police seized incriminating material as well as the vehicles used in the commission of the crime.
During #investigation, it was learnt that the Sarpanch was killed by HM #terrorist Mushtaq Yatoo on the directions of HM Chief terrorist Farooq Nalli, Kumar said
Police had earlier said Mir was given accommodation in a secured hotel in Srinagar but he had left it and reached his home without informing authorities.
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