Five terror suspects were arrested by police and security forces in Sopore area of Baramulla district on Friday.
Indian Army’s 32 (Rashtriya Rifles) unit detained two suspects believed to be linked to the banned terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) during a motor vehicle check at Watergam in Sopore area of the district.
The arrested terror suspects were involved in the publication and circulation of threat posters of the LeT in Sopore. Meanwhile, two other LeT terrorist associates Ulfat Bashir Mir of Nowpora Jageer and Aijaz Ahmad Bhat of Darpora Bomai were apprehended at a checkpoint at Kupwara crossing.
A pistol and some incriminating documents were recovered from their possession of those detained, the officials said. The suspects were then handed over to local police who registered a case and slapped charges on the accused.
Three other suspects were also taken into custody on the same day in north Kashmir’s Sopore area of Baramulla today.
A police official reportedly said that Hilal Ahmad, Sahil Nazir, and Peerzada Mohammad Zahir who were involved in threatening and intimidating people, were caught from Sopore along with incriminating evidence.
Two separate cases have been registered against the five terror accused in Sopore police station.