Kashmir: Two Hizbul sympathisers arrested by Security Forces in Valley
Srinagar, September 14
Two suspected over-ground workers of the banned Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) had been arrested in north Kashmir, police said on Thursday.
Security forces had apprehended the two men from Handwara area of Kupwara district in two separate incidents, a police official said here.
Police have seized a hand grenade from each of them.
Waheed Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Kachloo Kralgund, was nabbed during routine inspection at a checkpoint near Larganapora Bichwara village of Kralgund on Monday, the official said. He said Bhat was a Hizbul sympathiser.
The second person who was arrested was Mohammad Shafi Mir, a resident of Supernaghama. Mir was apprehended at a checkpoint at Qalamabad village on September 12, he added.
The official said police had registered cases against them.