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5 militant ‘associates’ arrested for pasting threat posters in Tral

Arrest

Srinagar: Five persons were arrested for pasting threat posters in Seer and Batagund villages of Tral area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said on Saturday.

“On 13 January 2021 some threat posters of the (militant) outfit were found pasted in Seer and Batagund villages of Tral area,” a police spokesperson said in a statement to GNS. Accordingly, he said, a case— FIR No. 04/2021 under relevant sections of law— was registered in Police Station Tral and investigation was initiated.

“During the course of investigation, Police party raided multiple places and rounded up several suspects. During the questioning of suspects and collection of other evidence five (militant) associates were found to be involved in pasting of the threat posters and were accordingly arrested.”

They have been identified as Jehangir Ahmad Parray son of Ghulam Nabi Parray, Aijaz Ahmad Parray son of Ghulam Mohammad Parray, Towseef Ahmad Lone son of Mohammad Ramzan Lone, Sabzar Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Rashid Bhat and Qaisar Ahmad Dar son of Gulzar Ahmad Dar, all residents of Gulshanpora Tral.

“One Laptop and a printer used for the preparation and printing of the threat posters have been seized from their possession,” he said, adding, “Further investigation in the matter is in progress.” (GNS)