2 Hizb ‘militants’ arrested in Kangra
Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were today arrested by Himachal Pradesh Police from a hideout at Kotla village in Jawali tehsil of Kangra district. The two have been identified as Jameed Ahmad (35) and Ghulam Nabi (25), both residents of Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir that borders Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. Police said they were hiding in Jawali since November.
Additional Director General of Police, Crime Investigation Department, ID Bhandari, said, “Documentary evidence like ID cards recovered from them show that Jameed Ahmad is a terrorist belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfit and was active in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir after being trained in Pakistan. Ghulam Nabi was his associate”.
Bhandari said a pistol and some live bullets were recovered from Jameed Ahmad’s possession. During investigation, Ahmad revealed he had killed two SPOs in Doda district. While a flushing out operation was going on against their militant outfit in Kashmir, both had taken shelter in Kotla village.