On a specific information regarding suspicious movement of some ANEs in Hara area of Gool, a joint operation was launched by Police Component Gool along with 58 RR and 9 Para at about 3.30 a.m. During the process of cordon and search, two suspects were apprehended along with arms and ammunition.
The duo has been identified as 1. Showkat Ahmed Sheikh S/o Gulam Nabi Sheikh R/o Charsoo, Awantipora, Pulwama and 2. Taweel Mohiudin Dar S/o Gh Mohiudin Dar R/o Malipura, Kulgam.
Following recoveries have been made from their possession:
i) One AK 47 rifle.
ii) One AK 47 magazine.
iii) 30 rounds of AK 47.
iv) Indian currency Rs.8771/- .
In this regard case FIR No 40/2019 u/s 121 A, 120 B, 122 RPC 13/17/19 ULA (P) Act has been registered and investigation taken up.
During preliminary investigations, the accused persons have been found affiliated with LET militant organisation and were acting on the instructions of one Naveed @ Abu Talla, an active militant of LET.
Further investigation is in progress.