Woman among two LeT militant associates arrested in Baramulla: Police

Srinagar, A woman was among two militant associates of Lashkar-e-Taiba who were arrested by security forces in Barmaulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.

They said arms and ammunition was also recovered on their disclosure.

Police said a militant module was busted in Pattan area by joint forces of Baramulla Police, Army 29 RR and 2 Bn SSB on the basis of reliable information.

The two arrested militant associates of LeT were identified by police as Farooq Ahmad Parra of Par Mohalla Pattan and Saima Bashir of Chinkipora, Sopore.

On their disclosure arms and ammunition was recovered.

The recovery included a pistol, two pistol magazines, five pistol rounds, five IEDs and one remote control IED weighing approximately 2kgs, police said.

“During their further questioning, they revealed that the duo were working as terrorist associates with an active LeT terrorist Abid Qayoom Lone of Wussan Pattan ,” police said.

A case under sections of Arms and ULA (P) Act was registered in Police station Pattan and investigation set into motion.