April 13, 2021,Hundwara: Police in north Kashmir’s Handwara police district arrested 2 militants and 3 associates of Al-Badr outfit.
Police along with 32 RR and 92 Bn. CRPF established a naka at Kachloo crossing on Baramulla Handwara Highway. During search/ checking three persons riding a motorcycle were found in suspicious condition who on seeing the search party tried to escape from the spot but were apprehended by the search party.
During further questioning it came to surface that the trio are working with militant outfit Albadar as OGW’s and are providing logistic support, food and shelter to the said militant outfit.
They were also helping to create OGW network for militant outfit and were identifying safe routes for their movement.
In this context case FIR No. 20/2021 U/s 7/25 I.A.Act, 13,18,25,39 ULA(P) Act has been registered in Police Station Kralgund and investigation set into motion.
During investigation the arrested persons disclosed that two other persons known to them have recently joined the militant ranks and are operating in Handwara area.
Accordingly Handwara Police along with 21RR launched a cordon and search operation in the forest area of Baderkali. During search operation two persons along with arms and ammunitions have been arrested.