01 AK rifle, 02 AK Magazines, 119 AK Ammunition, 01 Pistol, 01 Pistol Mag, 04 Pistol Rounds, 06 Hand Grenades, 01 IED, 02 Detonators, 02 wire bundles and one water tank of approximately 100 litters capacity has been recovered from the hideouts.
The trio had also received cash amounting to rupees 6 lakhs in June 2022 which was meant to procure material for the construction of hideouts and procuring of arms and ammunition. The same has been recovered.
SSP Manhas said “two more militant associates including Ab Majeed Beigh resident of Humhama Budgam and another from Bandipora who have been actively supporting the trio in their activities have also been detained for investigation”.
SSP said the militant associates were also being handled by one more militant handler Fayaz Geelani of Budgam presently based in POK. The arrested group in addition to providing logistic support, arms and ammunition and other facilities for the commission of militant activities was also tasked to select targets for militants in the valley and radicalize more youth to join militant ranks. SSP Manhas said that the terrorists also sent a consignment of arms to Srinagar some time back and forces are trying to ascertain the details related to that arms consignment.