Police busts LeT Militant module in Bandipora

Major tragedy averted as suspects were planning civilian killings: ADGP Kashmir

Bandipora: In a major breakthrough against militant infrastructure in North Kashmir, Police alongwith security forces busted LeT militant module by arresting 02 active LeT militants and their two important associates including a woman associate in Bandipora.

Incriminating materials, huge cache of arms & ammunition and material for preparing IED has been recovered from their possession, thereby averting a major tragedy.

Bandipora Police alongwith 13RR & CRPF during a cordon & search operation launched at Gundbal Nursery arrested two active militants linked with proscribed militants outfit LeT. They have been identified as Musaib Mir @ Moya resident of Rakh Hajin and Arafat Farooq Wagey @ Dr Adil resident of Gulshnabad Hajin.

Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition including 01 AK-47 rifle, 01 AK-56 riffle, 04 AK series Magazines, live rounds, RDX powder, nails & ball bearings, batteries 9 volt, detonators, IED mechanism circuit, remote control, loose wire and iron pipes etc have been recovered from their possession.

The joint party also arrested their two important terror associates identified as Imran Majeed Mir @Jaffar Bhaie resident of Wangipora Sumbal and Suraya Rashid Wani @Senty @Tabish resident of Wahab Parray Mohalla Hajin alongwith two hand grenades & other incriminating materials.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the busted militants module was being handled by LeT terrorist commander @Samama @Babar from PoK. The module was directed to carry out substantial attacks on civilians and security forces to instil fear in the minds of general public. They were also tasked to carry out a powerful IED blast at any crowded public place to cause maximum civilian casualties thereby averting a major tragedy. Local public has appreciated the timely arrest of the Pak handled militants module.

ADGP Kashmir congratulates joint forces for busting the terror module and averting a major tragedy. He also termed it as a big success in demolishing the terror infrastructure of North Kashmir.