A particular police officer (SPO) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police who had abandoned the pressure two days in the past was arrested from Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Sunday morning, police mentioned.
Three different individuals have been additionally arrested together with the deserter cop by safety forces throughout checking of autos at Chadoora, police mentioned.
A police spokesman mentioned that on a selected enter, a joint crew of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, 53 Rashtriya Rifles and 181 Bn CRPF launched a cordon and search operation at Hayatpora, Chadoora.
“Throughout search, one automobile tried to flee from the cordon which was stopped tactfully, the occupants tried to withstand who have been overpowered by safety forces. Out of them one was recognized as deserter SPO turned militant Altaf Hussain,” the spokesman mentioned.
The spokesman mentioned the opposite three arrested individuals have been recognized as Shabir Ahmad Bhat, Jamsheed Magray and Zahid Dar – all residents of Pulwama. Arms and ammunition and different incriminating materials have been seized from them after a search.
“On additional enquiry, it was discovered that the group is related to banned terror group Jaish e Mohammad (JeM) and was working within the space with the intention of finishing up some subversive actions.”
Two days in the past the SPO had decamped with two AK 47 rifles together with one Jahangir who was in a while arrested by safety forces in a cordon and search operation.
“On this regard case underneath related sections of UAPA has been registered in Chadoora police station and investigation taken up,” the spokesperson mentioned.