Four Hizbul overground workers held with Rs 10 lakh in Pulwama

SRINAGAR: Four overground workers (OGWs) of Hizbul Mujahideen were arrested Tuesday from Awantipora area of Pulwama district with Rs 10 lakh cash which was meant for carrying out terror activities, police said.

“Police received a reliable information that an active terrorist of banned terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen, Adil Ahmad Bhat, has handed over a huge amount to an OGW Rouf-ul-Islam Wani for distribution among other terrorists and OGWs for carrying out terror activities in the area,” a police spokesman said.

He said a case was registered in this regard and Wani was detained for questioning. (AGENCIES)