4 involved in carrying out blast arrested in J&K

Srinagar: Police in Pulwama busted a terror module responsible for carrying out blast in the area and arrested four terrorist aides involved in terror crime. They were arrested for their involvement in connection with a blast at Arihal area of Pulwama.

Officers, while investigating the case, learnt about the involvement of one person Sharik Ahmad, who has been constantly communicating with a foreign terrorist and making plans to carry out terrorist attacks in the area.

Accordingly, Sharik with the help of three others, identified as Aqib Ahmad, Adil Ahmad Mir and Owais Ahmad conspired and executed a terror attack in Airhal area of Pulwama where a blast was carried out using explosives in July this year.

Investigation into the case revealed that all the four persons are linked to JeM and played their active part in conspiring and executing this terror attack in Airhal area. All the four terrorist associates have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Pulwama where they remain in custody.

Incriminating materials recovered from their possession have been taken into records for the purpose of investigation and to probe their complicity in other terror crimes. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.