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Five persons arrested for pasting threat posters in Awantipora: Police

Srinagar, Jan 16 (KNO): Awantipora Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested five persons for pasting threat posters in Seer and Batagund villages of Tral area.

Police spokesman in a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that on 13/01/2021 some threat posters of the militant outfit were found pasted in Seer and Batagund villages of Tral area.

Accordingly, police said that a case under FIR number 04/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Tral and investigation was initiated.

“During the course of investigation, Police party raided multiple places and rounded up several suspects. During the questioning of suspects and collection of other evidence five militant associates were found to be involved in pasting of the said threat posters in Seer and Batagund area and were accordingly arrested,” police said.

They have been identified as Jehangir Ahmad Parray, son of Ghulam Nabi Parray, Aijaz Ahmad Parray, son of Ghulam Mohammad Parray, Towseef Ahmad Lone, son of Mohammad Ramzan Lone, Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, son of Abdul Rashid Bhat and Qaisar Ahmad Dar, son of Gulzar Ahmad Dar—all residents of Gulshanpora Tral.

“One laptop and a printer used for the preparation and printing of the said threat posters have been seized from their possession. Further investigation in the matter is in progress,” police said.

“Police have resolved to act tough against such elements. Community members are requested to share details about such persons who are involved in threatening and intimidation of locals,” police said—(KNO)

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