Srinagar, (UNI): J&K Police has arrested four alleged over ground workers (OGWs) of The Resistance Front (TRF) in Kashmir.
The arrests were made in Srinagar, police said on Wednesday.
Police identified the four as Basharat Ahmed Pampori; Adil Shafi Bhat; Muzamil Fayaz Sofi and Adil Mushtaq Mir- all residents of Srinagar.
“These OGWs were also found to be involved in creating content of the threatening posters issued by TRF ( The Resistance Front) from time to time. Through these posters they aimed to threaten Government employees, Police, Armed Forces, elected PRls and non-local businessmen and to cause disaffection against the state,” a police statement said.
“It was also found that they had recently provided logistic support to three terrorists namely Momin Gulbar, Arif Ahmed Hazar and one foreign terrorist by providing them shelter and also facilitated them in carrying out terrorist attacks in Srinagar city,” it added.
Police said on the basis of reliable intelligence input, it was found TRF is active in J&K and is being orchestrated by handlers based in Pakistan.
A case was registered in the police station Kothibagh.
“Two active terrorists namely Basit Ahmed Dar of Redwani Kulgam and Momin Gulzar of Eidgah Srinagar are using the network of over-ground workers in the valley for subversive activities. Accordingly, a case under various sections of Unlawful activities prevention act, was registered in Police Station Kothibagh,” he said.
Further investigation is continuing so as to identify other OGWs involved in this network, police said.