Eight LeT members are detained after two terrorist modules in Uri were discovered: Police
Eight LeT members are detained after two terrorist modules in Uri were discovered: Police

Baramulla, 18 August: On Friday, the Jammu and Kashmir Police in the Baramulla region of north Kashmir dismantled two terrorist modules by detaining eight militant associates.

During a patrol and area domination at Churunda Uri, a combined team of Baramulla Police and Army’s 16 SIKHLI discovered one suspicious individual who was wandering the area, according to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Baramulla, Amod Nagpure.


The individual attempted to leave after seeing the patrolling group, but was artfully captured, he said.

Two grenades were discovered in his hands during his personal search, and he was put into prison right afterwards.

The guy who was detained was eventually identified as Showkat Ali Awan, the son of Churunda Uri’s Abdul Karim Awan.

The names of his accomplices, Ahmad Din, Shukur Din of Churunda Uri, and Mohammad Sadeeq Khatana, son of Umer Din of Churunda, were revealed during further questioning. After their answers were obtained, two grenades, a Chinese pistol, a pistol magazine, and four live rounds were found in their possession, according to Amod.

The SSP continued, “Similarly, at Powarian Thaial Uri on 11-08-2023, during naka checking at Powarian Thajal Uri, signalling one vehicle Maruti Swift bearing number CHOID-9588 to stop, who was coming from Thajal to Uri, the vehicle was stopped, but the driver and other four persons boarding the vehicle insisted the naka party to allow them to proceed hospital due to certain medical emergencies upon which naka party felt suspicious about them.”

The naka team began searching the car right away. During the search, they found 10 live rounds, two pistols, two pistol magazines, four hand grenades, and cash totaling Rs. 50,000.

The driver and all five people were detained right away. They were later identified as Mudasir Yousuf Gokno, son of Mohammad Yousuf of Krankshivan, Muneer Ahmad, son of Mohiuddin of Jabla Uri, Mohammad Aslam Khatana, son of Ata Mohammad of Churunda Uri, and Bilal Ahmad Dar, son of Gh Mohiuddin of Hardushiva Sopore.

“The accused are involved in cross-border smuggling of arms and ammunition at the behest of Pakistan-based militant handlers and its further distribution to LeT militants for carrying out terror activities,” Amod added.

“The Clcases under Indian Arms Act & UA (P) Act were registered in Police Station Uri and further investigations have been taken up,” he continued—(KNO)



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