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Police arrest 2 Hizb workers in Kupwara

The money recovered from the workers of Hizbul Mujahideen was supposed to be delivered to militants in Bandipora and Srinagar areas.

Updated: Apr 22, 2012, 16:41 PM IST

Srinagar: Police arrested two over ground workers of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit from Handwara area of north Kashmir`s Kupwara district on Sunday.

"Acting on specific information, police apprehended two overground workers of Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfit from Laribal area of Handwara," a police spokesman said.
He identified the arrested duo as Masood Ahmad Geelani and Zahoor Ahmad Dar.
Police recovered Rs 45,000 from their possession. The money was supposed to be delivered to militants in Bandipora and Srinagar areas, the spokesman said, adding a case has been registered in this regard.

PTI