Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police today
claimed to have busted a Lashkar-e-Toiba module by arresting
three suspected militants who were allegedly plotting to kill
policemen and eminent people having special protection in
Liyakat Ali Kuchay, Abdul Haq Khan and Sajad Ahmad were
arrested after a brief exchange of fire at Kadder-Kulgam, 70
kms from here, a police spokesman said.
Acting on specific information, police raided the house
of Kuchy at Kadder-Kulgam but militants opened fire towards
them and tried to escape. They were arrested after a chase.
During the search of the house, empty cartridges of 9MM
pistol were recovered and a case was registered at police
He said five pistols with ammunition were recovered
from the possession of Kuchy.
Police said the militants had delivered over four IEDs,
six pistols and three wireless sets to unidentified persons,
he said, adding a manhunt is on to nab them.
The spokesman said search of the house of Abdul Haq Khan
at Arwani- Anantnag , yielded a pistol, one magazine, six
cartridges, one mobile phone and ten sim cards.
The LeT module was preparing to attack policemen or
eminent people under police protection, the spokesman said.