LeT Hybrid militant along with his associate arrested in Awantipora: Police

Srinagar, April 25:(GNS)Police in Awantipora along with security forces have arrested a Hybrid militant and his accomplice who were planning to target outside labourers.

In a statement to GNS police said that on a specific input, Police along with (Army) 50RR and CRPF 110Bn apprehended one suspect Rayees Ahmad Mir son of Ab Rashid Mir resident of Chandhara and recovered one Pistol along with ammunition from his possession.

The police spokesman further stated that preliminary interrogation, the suspect disclosed that he received a Pistol with ammunition and instructions from a LeT militant code name Haji to attack and kill at least two outside labourers in Pampore town. Rayees was promised to be recruited as militant after execution of the attack.

Rayees Mir (Hybrid militant) sought aid of his friend namely Shakir Hamid Bhat son of Abdul Hamid Bhat resident of Alochibagh Samboora to identify the target and provide him motorcycle for executing this militant act, he said.

Timely intelligence and swift action by joint team of Police, Army and CRPF not only led to the arrest of a hybrid militant and his accomplice but also prevented militant incident and saved precious lives of innocent civilians, he said.

Accordingly a case FIR No.43/2022 registered in police station Pampore and investigation further is continue, he said.

Police requests general public to help them in identifying anti-national & anti-social elements who always try to disrupt the peaceful environment, so that action can be taken against them, reads the statement.(GNS)