Three LeT OGWs arrested in J&K’s Bandipora

The three arrested OGWs with incriminating material (Pic via arrangement)

Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): Three Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of banned Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist outfit were held by J&K police today and incriminating material was recovered from them in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

A senior police officer said that police station Hajin received information from reliable sources that some miscreants at the behest of local active militants of LeT have hoisted Pakistani flags in main market Hajin.

“They wanted to create fear psychosis and incite anti-national feelings among the locals of Hajin town,” the officer said.

He said that in this regard, an FIR under relevant sections of law was registered and an investigation was initiated.

“During the course of investigation, three OGWs identified as Mujeeb Shamas, Tanveer Ahmad Mir and Imtiyaz Ahmad Sheikh-all residents of Mir Mohalla, Hajin were arrested who admitted their involvement in the crime,” the officer said.

He further said that a hand grenade, cloth, sewing machine and other incriminating material used in preparing flags were also recovered from them and further investigation is underway.

-ARK