Budgam: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two Lashkar-i-Toiba militants in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

In a statement to GNS, the police said that police in Budgam alongwith Army (62RR) & CRPF (43Bn) at a checkpoint established at Chandpora area of Budgam arrested two militant associates of outfit LeT. They have been identified as Zahid Ahmad Sheikh son of Jalal-u-Din Sheikh resident of Alamnag Poshkar Khag and Sahil Bashir Dar son of Bashir Ahmad Dar resident of Mamath Budgam.

A police spokesperson further stated that incriminating materials of militant outfit LeT, explosive material and ammunition including one hand grenade, 02 pistol magazines and 15 AK-47 rounds have been recovered from their possession.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 153/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Budgam and investigation has been initiated, reads the statement.(GNS)