Awantipora police on Friday claimed to have arrested two militant associates in Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
An official said said associates of proscribed outfit Jash e Mohammed were arrested in Tral area by Awantipora Police along with 42 RR and 180 Bn CRPF.
He said that both these associates have been involved in providing shelter, logistics and other support to the JeM militants as well as in transporting of arms/ ammunition of the militants in Tral and Awantipora areas.
He identified them as Reyaz Ahmad Bhat resident of Amirabad Tral and Mohd Umer Tantray resident of Aripal Tral
He further added that incriminating material including explosive material has been recovered from them in Tral area.
Moreover case FIR number 72/2020 stands registered against the said arrested militant associates in Police Station Tral under relevant sections of law, he added