Lashkar associate held, details here
Srinagar, Jan 10 (KB): In a major crackdown on militancy, the police in Pampore, have arrested a suspected associate of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) on Friday late evening.
According to the police, the arrestee has been identified as Farzan Farooz, the son of Farooz Mir, a resident of Pampore. Acting on intelligence inputs, the police conducted a search operation in Pampore and established a checkpoint, or “naka,” to check vehicles passing through the area.
“Farzan, was intercepted at the checkpoint and found to be in possession of proceeds of militancy worth Rs 9,95,000, 450 grams of heroin, letter pads of LeT, matrix sheets, and a motorcycle.”
Based on the evidence recovered from Farzan Farooz, the police have registered a First Information Report (FIR) against him under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act at Kothibagh police station.
“One militant associate of LeT namely Farzan Farooz S/o Farooz Mir R/o Pampore arrested on a naka. Proceeds of militancy worth Rs 9,95,000, 450 grams of Heroine, letter pads of LeT, Matrix sheets, Bike etc recovered. FIR 02/23 in sections of UAPA & NDPS act registered in kothibagh PS,” Srinagar Police Tweeted. (Kashmir Bulletin–KB)