They had done recce of army camp to carry out an attack: SSP Rahul Malik
Bandipora, Aug 22: Jammu and Kashmir police Saturday busted a militant module of Islamic State of J&K in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district by arresting five militant associates and recovering ammunition and flags from them.
According to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), while addressing a press conference at Bandipora, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Bandipora Rahul Malik said that while conducting the investigation, it was found that these five militant associates were affiliated to militant outfit ISJK and had carried out a recce of Army camp to launch a strike on the same.
“The five militant associates were waiting for the weapon consignment from Pakistan and in between, we received the specific information about that group following which the arrests were made,” the SSP said.
The group, according to the SSP Bandipora, was also “involved in making flags to recruit local boys and were sharing videos and photographs while propagating their ideology also.”
“The group was providing support, motivating and, radicalizing the youths to join the ISJK militant outfit. They were making ISJK flags in Chittibandy-Aragam area of Bandipora and supplying the same to their associates in Srinagar,” the SSP Bandipora said.
He said that arrests were made from various places of Bandipora district. “Arms, ammunition, matrix sheets, ISJK flags was recovered from possession of arrested persons of whom one belongs to Srinagar,” the SSP said, without revealing the identity of the arrested persons—(KNO)