Hideout busted in Srinagar upon disclosure of OGWs held in Pulwama: Police
Srinagar: Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a militant hideout in Rajouri Kadal area of downtown Srinagar upon the disclosure of two overground workers (OGWs) arrested from south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
A police spokesman tweeted this morning that the OGW duo arrested jointly by Srinagar Police, Pulwama Police and 50 RR, upon police interrogation, “revealed that they had been asked to build the hideout by LeT commander Riyaz Sathrgund in the downtown area”.
Following the tip off, a cordon and search operation was launched by Srinagar police along with CRPF and the hideout was discovered in the area, police said.
“However it was empty and the owner of the house is being questioned. Further investigation is going on,” it added.
“Srinagar Police with assistance of Pulwama Police & 50RR arrested 02 #OGWs from #Pulwama. Their interrogation revealed #terrorist Riyaz Sathrgund (LeT cmdr) had asked them to build a #hideout in Rajourikadal area of #Nowhatta Srinagar. Upon this, a CASO was launched along with CRPF and the hideout was discovered. However it was empty and the owner of the house is being questioned. Further #investigation is going on,” reads the police tweet.