5 arrested for pasting threat posters in south Kashmir

at 4:41 pm
militant associate

Neyaz Elahi

Srinagar (NVI): Jammu and Kashmir Police claimed to have arrested five persons in Tral area of south Kashmir for pasting threatening posters of militant outfit on walls and poles to intimidate people in the area.

While divulging information about it, a police official informed that a couple of days back, some threatening posters of the militant outfit were found pasted in Seer and Batagund villages of South Kashmir’s Tral area.

Police immediately took cognizance of these intimidating posters and set investigation into motion after registering a formal case under relevant sections of Unlawful Activities at Police Station Tral, that falls in Southern Pulwama district.

“During the course of investigation, the investigating team raided multiple locations and rounded up several suspects. During the questioning of these suspects and collection of other evidence five militant associates were found to be involved in the act and accordingly they were arrested.”

The official identified the arrested persons as Jehangir Ahmad Parray, Aijaz Ahmad Parray, Towseef Ahmad Lone, Sabzar Ahmad Bhat and Qaisar Ahmad Dar, all residents of Gulshanpora hamlet of Tral town.

“One Laptop and a printer used for the preparation and printing of these threatening posters have been seized as well and further investigation is in progress,” the official said.

Notably, police with the assistance of Army have arrested dozens of persons for their alleged involvement in militancy related cases. Most of these arrested youth have been accused of providing logistic support to the active militants in Kashmir.