2 JeM terrorists arrested in J-K's Kupwara district; Arms and ammunition recovered

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It is learnt that security forces have recovered huge amount and arms and ammunition from the arrested terrorists.

 

In a major success for security forces, two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were arrested in the Drugmulla area of Kupwara district on Friday.

The arrested terrorists have been identified as 23-year-old Waseem Irshad Gabroo of Arampora in Sopore and 21-year-old Mehrarajuddin Wani of Badshah Masjid, Sopore.

As per the report, the JeM terrorists were travelling in a car when they were stopped at a joint check post, which was set up based on credible inputs, resulting in their arrest on Thursday night.

According to the Zee News report, Kupwara Police received a specific input that two JeM terrorists are likely to visit Kupwara to conduct terrorist activities and recruit youth in their ranks.

The security forces have recovered huge amount and arms and ammunition from the arrested terrorists.

According to the Indian Army, one AK-47 rifle with ammunition, one AK magazine, two grenades, Rs 7 lakhs cash, and other warlike stores were recovered from their possession.

"Acting upon the said input,  Kupwara Police and Army 47 RR established nakas at different locations in the district and intercepted a car Eon bearing registration no. JK05G-0872 near FCI Godown at Drugmullah, Kupwara and during the search Of car two persons affiliated to ( JEM ) jaish Mohammad terror outfit were arrested along with arms and ammunition." , police statement reads.

As per the report, police have resisted a case in this regard under Indian Arms 7/25 Act and UAPA at Kupwara police station. 
 

With inputs from Agency and media reports

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