4 arrested for fuelling unrest in Kashmir
STATE TIMES NEWS
Srinagar: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested four persons, including two members of Pakistan-based Tehreek-i-Jehad-i-Islami (TJI) militant group from Baramulla district, who were allegedly fuelling unrest in Kashmir.
“Four persons including two active members of a militant organisation have been arrested. They were paid money during their visit to Pakistan for fuelling and sustaining the present unrest in Sopore area,” a police spokesman said.
He said two of the arrested persons have been identified as Gowhar Ahmed Bhat of Mir Sahib locality and Hilal Ahmed Gojri of Syed Karim locality of Baramulla, adding that they were active members of Pakistan-based TJI.
“They had visited Pakistan during the ongoing unrest.
During their questioning, names of two more persons–Showkat Ali Gazi of Sidiq Colony, Sopore and Zahoor Ahmed Shagoo of Tawheed Bagh, Sopore surfaced. Both of them were arrested and incriminating documents were recovered from their possession,” the spokesman said.
During questioning, he said, Bhat and Gojri revealed that during their visit to Pakistan they received Rs 50,000 each and were promised more funds for fuelling the current unrest.
The spokesman added that a case has been registered against the arrested persons.