The J&K Police in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district have arrested two militant associates of Hizbul Mujahideen and recovered incriminating materials and two Chinese grenades from their possession, the police said on Monday.
The police said that acting on a specific input, Baramulla Police arrested two associates of HM at Boniyar Baramulla.
The arrested persons have been identified as Liyaqat Ahmad Kakroo, a resident of Nambla Uri, and Akhtar Ahmad Mir, a resident of Barmnate Boniyar.
The police said incriminating materials and two Chinese grenades have been recovered from their possession.
“During the preliminary investigation, it was revealed that both associates were involved in trading, smuggling and arranging arms and ammunition for the outfit,” the police said.
Further investigation is underway.