2 TRF hybrid militants held

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, Mar 31: Police today arrested two hybrid militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba involved in an attack on a YouTuber in Shopian district.
Last year on December 25, militants fired at Waseem, a YouTuber, outside his residence but he escaped unhurt.
In the report lodged at the Police Station Heerpora, he had stated that the militant, in the company of a biker, shot twice at him using a pistol. However, the assailant missed both shots, causing no harm to the YouTuber.
Police said that during the course of investigation of the case (FIR No. 116/2022 U/S 307 IPC, 7/27 A Act and 16 UAP Act of Police Station Heerpora) pertaining to militant attack on a YouTuber, a SIT headed by DySP Hqrs Shopian was constituted.
“During the course of investigation, on the basis of oral, circumstantial and technical evidences, number of suspects were rounded up. During questioning, two suspects identified as Suhaib Reyaz son of Reyaz Ahmad Mir and Anayat Ullah Iqbal son of Mohmmad Iqbal Wani, both residents of Saidapora Payeen admitted their involvement in the attack. It also came to fore that duo were working as hybrid militants of proscribed militant outfit TRF,” police said.
According to police spokesman, on their disclosure, a pistol along with its magazine and five pistol rounds besides, an IED has been recovered by a joint party of Police and 44 RR in the orchards of village Saidapora Payeen Shopian.