Srinagar: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two On Ground Workers (OGWs) of Zakir Musa-led militant outfit Ansar Gazwatul Hind from Hygam area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
“Acting on a specific input about the movement of the OGWs of Ansar Gazwatul Hind led by Zakir Musa at Chik Hygam in Sopore, the joint team of army and SOG launched searches and arrested the two activists,” a police official told a local news agency.
The official identified the duo as Parvaiz Ahmad of Dadsara, Tral, Awantipora, and Aamir of Bohoo, Awantipora. “Two hand grenades and one pistol were recovered from their possession”.
The official further said that the duo was planning to recruit fresh youth in the outfit in north Kashmir.
“A case under relevant section of law has been registered and further investigations initiated,” the official said.