Hizbul module unearthed, four operatives arrested
Security forces on Monday unearthed a module of Hizbul Mujahideen by arresting four operatives including two militants in Kashmir.
Acting on specific information, a joint cordon of police and 21-RR of Army was laid at Chogal, Handwara during which two persons identified as Mehrajudin and Obaid Shafi Malla were caught while moving in suspicious circumstances.
"Police and Army busted a module of Hizb and arrested two militants from Handwara in North Kashmir and two over ground workers from south Kashmir Awantipora town," a police spokesman said.
"The duo was asked to stop but they started running away.
The Naka party immediately swung into action and caught hold of them. A huge cache of arms and ammunition were recovered," the spokesman said.
During the investigation, they revealed that they had come to Handwara for receiving ammunition and other war-like stores for their militant outfit in South Kashmir, he said.