ISJK terror module busted in J&K’s Bandipora, 5 held

 Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): Jammu and Kashmir police today busted a terror module of Islamic State of J&K in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district by arresting five terror associates and recovering a large quantity of arms and ammunition from them.

Addressing a press conference at Bandipora, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Bandipora, Rahul Malik, said that while conducting the investigation, it was found that these five terror associates were affiliated to ISJK and had carried out a recee of Army camp to launch a strike on the same.

“The five terror associates were waiting for the weapon consignment from Pakistan and in between, we received the specific information about that group following which the arrests were made,” the SSP said.

The group, according to the SSP Bandipora, was also “involved in making flags to recruit local boys and were sharing videos and photographs while propagating their ideology also.”

“The group was providing support, motivating and, radicalizing the youths to join the ISJK terror outfit. They were making ISJK flags in Chittibandy-Aragam area of Bandipora and supplying the same to their associates in Srinagar,” the SSP Bandipora said.

He said that arrests were made from various places of Bandipora district. “Arms, ammunition, matrix sheets, ISJK flags was recovered from possession of arrested persons of whom one belongs to Srinagar,” the SSP said, without revealing the identity of the arrested persons.

-CHK