CRPF rifle recovered from 3 slain LeT terrorists
Srinagar: A carbine rifle, snatched from an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has been recovered from the possession of the three slain terrorists, bodies of whom were identified.
The rifle was snatched from ASI Udit Narayan of 29 Bn who was martyred in an attack on 11th Dec, 2013 near Nowgam, Srinagar. FIR 154/2013 under Section 302, 392/RPC already stands registered in this regard at Nowgam Police Station. The three terrorists were killed in an encounter on Thursday. One SLR, one carbine, one pistol, grenades and other ammunition was recovered from their possession. They have been identified as Shiraz Ganai, son of Mohammad Sultan Ganai resident of Panzren, Shabir Bargat alias Haider son of Mohammad Shafi Bargat, resident of Hina Bagla, Kalakot Rajauri and Aasif Bhat, resident of Chinigam.
Sahiraz was involved in transportation of militants involved in the killing of ASI Farooq and two SPOs outside Pulwama Court besides four police personnel in Shopian District in separate incidents.
To carry out these attacks, Shiraz had transported militants in his car. In this regard FIR 129/13 and 42/14 in police station Pulwama under section 301,307,7/27, FIR130/2014 in police station Shopian are already registered against the slain militant Shiraz Ganai.
Shabir Bargat alias Haider, son of Mohammad Shafi Bargat resident of Hina Bagla, Kalakot Rajauri was active since 2010. He was LeT commander. Initially he was associated with JeM Altaf Baba group then he joined HM and recently had joined LeT Maaz group. Shabir Bargat was involved in the killing of Nasir Mir of Pinjura, weapon snatching at Parguchi guard in Shopian and dacoity in Rajpora JK Bank Ruhama.
Aasif Bhat, resident of Chinigam was involved in grenade throwing at Sangam in 2013. He was an OGW of LeT commander Ayatollah alias Maaz and had joined militant outfit recently.