Four OGW of militants held


SRINAGAR, Nov 7: Four overground workers (OGWs) of militants were arrested on Thursday in Baramulla district, officials said. The Army's 32 RR (Rashtriya Rifles) unit apprehended the OGWs during a motor vehicle checking at Watergam in Sopore area of the district, the officials said.
During the body search of the suspects, one pistol and some incriminating documents were recovered from their possession, they said. They were later on handed over to local police who have registered a case and initiated legal proceedings, the officials added.
Meanwhile, four persons were arrested on Thursday for "threatening and intimidating" locals in Sopore town in north Kashmir and incriminating material was recovered from them, a senior police officer said.
The arrested persons have been identified as Rameez Ahmad Malla, Riyaz Khaliq Parray, Waseem Manzoor Ghazi and Ikhlaq Imtiyaz Sheikh of Sopore, the officer said.
They were arrested at a mobile vehicle check post at Chatloora-Gundmalraj crossing in Rafiabad, he added.
"...incriminating material was recovered from their possession," he said.
A case has been registered against them at the Dangiwacha police station and investigation is going on.
Officials said that three persons were arrested on Wednesday for "threatening and intimidating" locals in Awantipora in south Kashmir using posters issued by proscribed terror outfits Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba. The officials have appealed to the public to share information about people who are found to be intimidating locals.

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