2 hybrid militants arrested

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Aug 2 : Police today arrested two Hybrid militants during a naka in Baramulla district of North Kashmir.
Police said that on a specific information regarding movement of militants in Baramulla who are likely to carry out militant activities in the town in view of forthcoming Independence day, joint forces of Baramulla Police, 53 Bn CRPF and Army 46 RR placed a MVCP at Azadgunj Old Town Baramulla.
“Two suspects persons who were coming towards Azadgunj Baramulla tried to flee while noticing a joint naka party but were apprehended tactfully,” a police spokesman said.
It said that during their personal search one pistol, a magazine, four live pistol rounds and a grenade were recovered from them and they were taken into custody immediately.
They have been identified as Faisal Majeed Ganie son of Abdul Majeed of Bungalow Bagh Baramulla and Nourul Kamran Ganie son of Mohammad Akbar Ganie of Bagh-e-Islam Old Town Baramulla.
“During preliminary investigation, it came to fore that both the individuals are hybrid militants and are affiliated with LeT outfit and had collected the arms and ammunition for carrying militant activities in Baramulla Town in view of forthcoming Independence Day.”
It said a case under Indian Arms Act & UA (P) Act was registered in Police Station Baramulla and investigations were taken up.