In a special search operation, four terrorists and three terror associates were arrested after Handwara police busted a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) module.
“During search, arms ammunition and letter pads of proscribed outfit LeT were recovered and three terrorists were arrested,” police said in a statement.
The houses of Azad Ahmad Bhat, Altaf Baba and Irshad Ahmad were raided on Thursday night after receiving specific inputs.
After interrogation, it has come to know that these persons were working with LeT and encouraging the youth of the area by providing them arms and ammunition to join militancy.
Three AK-47, eight AK-47 magazines, 332 AK rounds, 12 hand grenades, three pistol, six pistol magazines, 24 pistol rounds and letter pad of the terror outfit were recovered.
The four terrorists arrested have been identified as Parvaiz Ahmad Chopan, Mudasir Ahmad Pandith, Mohd Rafi Sheikh and Burhan Mushtaq Wani.