Police claims to have busted OGW module of Hizb outfit in North Kashmir

Kupwara: Kupwara Police on Thursday claimed to have busted an OGW module of Hizb outfit, who were operating in Lolab area of district Kupwara.

The spokesman said that acting on specific input, Kupwara police detained two persons identified as Shakir Ahmad Wani son of Mohammad Ramzan Wani and Ghulam Mustafa Sheikh son of Abdul Ahad Sheikh, both residents of Tekipora, Lolab for questioning.

The spokesman added that a pistol was recovered from them. The module was engaged in providing logistics support to militants apart from luring more youth into the path of militancy.

A case FIR number 77 under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation is going on, the statement said.