Srinagar: In a joint operation conducted in Sopore town of the Baramulla district in north Kashmir, security forces have arrested two individuals connected to the banned terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), just two days following the 77th Independence Day.
According to an official statement, the vigilance of alert troops in Sopore thwarted the intended activities of the terrorists and their supporters, resulting in the arrest of two overground workers.
Acting on specific information, a combined checkpoint was established in the Tarzoo area of Sopore, executed by the 52 Rashtriya Rifles of the Indian Army, the Central Reserve Police Force, and the Jammu and Kashmir Police.
During the operation, two individuals were apprehended, subsequently identified as Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, son of Abdul Rashid Bhat, and Tanveer Ahmad Lone, son of Ghulam Mohammad Lone. Both individuals are residents of Darnabal Tarzoo in Sopore and were found to be followers of the terrorist group.
The officials further said that with this development, Jammu and Kashmir Police again succeeded in saving and protecting the people in the town from the enemies of nation and enemies of state (Pakistan Followers).
Meanwhile, a police officer confirmed that a First Information Report (FIR) has been registered and that further investigations are currently underway