March 01: Police in Srinagar arrested two active militants affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT.
On a credible input, Police along with security forces intercepted a terrorist borne Santro vehicle bearing registration No. JK13C-0941 on Barzulla-Chanapora road. While checking the vehicle with two persons on board officers were able to recover arms and ammunition from their possession. They have been identified as Vakeel Ahmed Bhat @Abu Zarrar and Omar Ismail Das both residents of Bijbehara, Anantnag.
According to the police records, they are active militants affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT. Both the militants have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition recovered from their possession has been seized and taken into records in order to probe their complicity in other terror crimes.
Case FIR No. 40/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Saddar. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.