Srinagar: A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist and three terrorist associates of the proscribed Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) outfit were arrested in two separate operations in Baramulla and Shopian districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Monday.
Acting on a credible input, Saddam Hussain Mir, a resident of Brath Kalan and affiliated with the banned LeT outfit, was arrested in an overnight operation from a village in the Sopore township of north Kashmir, a police spokesperson said.
He added that incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, were recovered from the possession of the active terrorist.
"All the incriminating material have been taken on record by police in order to probe his complicity in terror crimes," the police spokesperson said, adding that Mir was operating in Sopore and Baramulla.
In another operation, the police arrested three terrorist associates of proscribed terror outfit JeM from Shopian district of south Kashmir on Monday, the police spokesperson said.
He identified the arrested persons as Idrees Ahmed Mir, Mudassir Ahmed Tantray, both residents of Waripora village of Kulgam, and Shahid Nazir Wani of Kutpura village of Shopian.
"Incriminating material have been recovered from their possession.... As per police records, they were involved in providing logistic support and assistance to the JeM terrorists operating in Kulgam and Shopian districts," he added.
The police spokesperson said a case under the relevant provisions of law was registered in the matter and further investigation was on.
Pak army making all efforts to push terrorists into J&K: DGP
The Pakistan Army is making all efforts to help terrorists infiltrate Jammu and Kashmir under the cover of ceasefire violations, Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said on Monday.
He said that the situation at the Line of Control (LoC) is completely under control and security forces are effectively thwarting the infiltration bids.
"The Pakistan Army is making a lot of attempts to send terrorists towards this side and they also resort to ceasefire violations," Singh told reporters at a function in Police Technical Training Institute (PTTI) at Vijaypur belt of Samba district.
"They bring terrorists to launch pads and resort to ceasefire violation, causing loss to civilians and troops", he said, they are being given a befitting reply by Indian troops.