Srinagar, December 24: Police personnels have been seen circulating posters in Srinagar through which the department has announced a reward for providing information regarding the seven most wanted militants of Hizbul Mujahideen belonging to Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
These seven most wanted militants of Hizbul Mujahideen are identified as Sabzar Ahmad Bhat alias Sabh Don son of Ghulam Hassan Bhat resident of Ruthsana in Tral, Aqib Ahmad Bhat alias Molvi alias Zeeshan son of Abdul Khaliq Bhat resident of Hyna Tral, Mohammad Ishaq Bhat son of Abdul Salam Bhat resident of Batgund Tral, Mohammad Asif Mir son of Mohammad Yusuf Mir resident of Dadsara Tral, Zakir Rashid Bhat son of Abdul Rashid Bhat resident of Noorpora Awantipora, Mohammad Ishaq Parray alias Newton son of Mohammad Ismail Parray resident of Laribal Tral and Shakir Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Hassan Dar resident of Rathsuna Tral.
The police officials have claimed that these militants are the most wanted after police has found their involvement in a number of militancy related incidents in South Kashmir which includes threatening the Panchs and Sarpanchs of the area and attacking them. They are also wanted for attacks on security forces.
Further, the police has also started a massive hunt operation to nab these seven militants who are active in South Kashmir for last couple of years. The officials said that these seven militants belonged to the Hizbul Mujahideen and have been seen in several photographs and videos with their commander Burhan Wani of Tral.
Besides, Police has also established several nakas at various places in Srinagar Bypass at Parimpora and Athwajan after receiving information regarding the movement of a top Lashkar-e-Toiba commander from North Kashmir to South Kashmir. They frisked several vehicles at Parimpora that were coming from North Kashmir towards Srinagar on the Wednesday afternoon.
Also, another check-point was established at Athwajan by-pass for several hours in the evening on Wednesday. Police frisked the vehicles from North Kashmir that were on way to South Kashmir which led to massive traffic jam at this portion of the highway. However, no one was arrested.