Srinagar, Sep 28 (PTI) Two over-ground workers (OGWs) of the Hizbul Mujahideen were arrested from Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district Friday, a police spokesman said. Also Read - SC Asks Centre, J&K to Reply on Plea for Restoration of 4G Services Amid Covid-19 Crisis
The arrested persons were identified as Danish Ahmad Lone and Raja Ilyas Makroo, he said. Also Read - 'Must be Set Free,' Omar Abdullah Calls to Release Mehbooba Mufti From Detention
“Acting on a credible input, police arrested two OGWs of proscribed terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen,” the spokesman said. Also Read - CRPF Jawan Martyred, Another Injured as Militant Hurls Grenade at Patrolling Party in Kashmir
“Incriminating material and huge amount of cash were seized from them,” he said.
The spokesman said Danish Lone is the brother of an active militant Adnan Lone.
Police have registered a case. “Preliminary investigation suggests that the duo were planning to carry out terror attacks in the area,” he said.
In another incident, police on a tip-off arrested Irshad Ahmad Malla and seized incriminating material linked to terror outfits, he said. Police have registered a case against him.
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