Two persons arrested for pasting LeT’s posters in Hajin: Police


SRINAGAR — Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested two persons including an LLB student involved in pasting provocative posters of banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

During a press conference, SSP Bandipora Rahul Malik said that two persons involved in pasting posters were arrested from Hajin and two laptops have also been recovered from them.

He said that they used to paste posters of LeT at various spots in Hajin for inciting common masses against the police and State of India. The SSP said that on a specific tip off, police raided several places in Hajin and busted an OGW module behind it and recovered incriminating material from them.

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“We have also seized two laptops on which the accused used to create those posters and then paste to disrupt peace in the area,” he said.

He said that the accused have been identified as Irfan Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Aziz Bhat, a resident of Syed Mohalla, Hajin and Asif Ahmad Parrey son of Abdul Khaliq Parrey, a resident of Parrey Mohalla Hajin. He said, “Asif is a shopkeeper by profession.”

Irfan is an LLB student while Asif was a sim card retailer running a shop by the name Sagar Tele Communications. They have been booked under FIR 06/2020 u/s 13 ULA 506 IPC at police station Hajin.

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Officials said that a lot of incriminating material including fake election cards, fake driving licenses, fake RCs and sim-cards have also been recovered from their possession. They said that further investigations into the matter were going on.

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