Two arrested in Kashmir for militant activities

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Srinagar, April 7 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Saturday that it arrested two over-ground workers of Zakir Musa led Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, recovering cash and a hand grenade from them.

A police officer said that during routine checking police and army jointly apprehended one OGW named Rafiq Ahmad Dar from whose possession one hand grenade was recovered.

“During questioning he confessed that he was working for Zakir Musa led outfit. On his identification another OGW named Abdul Majid alias Raja Gada was arrested from whose possession Rupees 5.37 lakh were recovered.

“The two confessed that the amount had been given to them by Zakir Musa to buy weapons for the outfit, the two have admitted that the amount recovered from them had been looted by the militants from two branches of the J&K Bank in December last year.

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