JAMMU: Three Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militants were arrested in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
As per the report, during checking, a truck, loaded with cardboard material, was intercepted at 8.00 am on the Jammu-Pathankot Highway, the three militants were arrested with arms and ammunition.
As per the police report, the arms and ammunition recovered included four AK-56 rifles, two AK-47 rifles, six magazines and 180 rounds of ammunition, besides cash of Rs 11,000.
According to the report, they were illegally transporting arms and ammunition to Kashmir from Punjab to disturb peace in the Valley.
According to the report, all of the militants belonged to the Kashmir Valley, and the truck, with its registration plate of JK 13E-2000, was owned by one Suhil Ahmed Latoo of Gulshanabad, Pulwama and was driven by one Javaid Ahmed Dar.
Police identified the three as- Ubaid-ul-Islam, a resident of Aghlar Kandi, Rajpora Pulwama; Jehangir Ahmad Parray, a resident of Pakherpora Charar-e-Sharief, Budgam; and Sabeel Ahmad Baba, a resident of Aghlar Kandi, Rajpora Pulwama.
Sources claim that the militants were planning to execute a major terror attack.
With inputs from PTI