TeM module busted in J&K’s Poonch, 2 held

Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): Security forces today busted a Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen terrorist outfit by arresting two Over Ground Workers (OGW), from whose possession a huge quantity of arms and ammunition were recovered, in Mendhara area of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

A police spokesman said that based on a specific input, joint operation, comprising Army and police, was launched to intercept the couriers of arms, ammunition and explosives along with other subversive material.

“Security forces were deputed to intercept the couriers of these material along with the arms, ammunitions, explosives and other material to be used in subversive activities. The material was supposed to be carried from forward area to hinterland,” the police spokesman said.

He said that as of now two accused have been apprehended and arms and ammunition has been recovered from them. “In this connection, an FIR under relevant sections of Unlawful Activity Prevention Act has been registered at Mendher police station,” the spokesman said.

He further added that arms and ammunition recovered from the two Over Ground Workers of TeM outfit, include Chinese pistol – three Pistol magazines, six pistol rounds, 70 hand grenades, 11 Wireless sets, 01 IED, 01 Battery, 02 Flags, 02 Mobile phones, 01 Charger, 01 Pen drive, 01 and other related materials for Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

“Further interrogations have been going on in this case .The consignment was sent from across the LoC,” the statement said.

-CHK