Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday (September 9) arrested eight people in Sopore. They were involved in threatening and intimidating locals.
Sopore (Jammu and Kashmir): Eight Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were arrested in south Kashmir's Sopore on Monday (September 9). The terrorists have been identified as Aijaz Mir, Tawseef Najar, Imitiyaz Najar, Omar Akbar, Faizan Latief, Omar Mir, Danish Habib, and Showkat Ahmad Mir.
The eight arrested are accused of preparing posters and circulating them in the locality with an intention to threaten and intimidate them. The police also found computers and other accessories used for drafting and publishing those posters.
The police have registered a case under relevant sections of law in the matter and further investigation is underway. A day ago, Southern Army Commander revealed that abandoned boats have been found near Sir Creek and there is a possibility of terror attack in the southern part of India.
"We've inputs that there may be a terrorist attack in southern part of India. Some abandoned boats have been recovered from Sir Creek. We're taking precautions to ensure that designs of inimical elements and terrorists are stalled," said Lt Gen SK Saini, Saini, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Army Southern Command.
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