JeM terror module busted

1/17/2020

Srinagar, Jan 16: In pursuance to the investigations of Case FIR No. 02/2020 of PS Nigeen pertaining to a terror attack on January 8, 2020 near Habak Crossing, Srinagar Police today arrested 05 persons involved in the crime.

The persons arrested have been identified as Ajaz Ahmad Sheikh, Umar Hamid, Imtiyaz Chikla @Imran, Naseer Mir all residents of Hazratbal and Sahil Gojri of Soura.

During the course of investigation, it was revealed that they were involved in a recent terror attack at Habak. Moreover it was also learnt that they were involved in planning and executing a terror attack last year near Sir Syed Gate University of Kashmir Hazratbal on 26th of November regarding which a case FIR No. 109/2019 is under investigation.

According to the police investigations, they are affiliated with proscribed outfit JeM.

Incriminating materials including arms and other explosive substance were recovered during the course of investigations. The recovered incriminating materials including arms and other substances have been taken into case records. Police is also investigating their complicity in other terror crime incidents.

Further investigation in the matter is in progress.