Srinagar: Two Kashmiri associates of the Al-Badr militant outfit were arrested on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Following a specific tip-off, police and security forces arrested the two from Awantipora area at Ladhoo crossing when they were moving on a scooter.
They were going from Shopian district to Khrew village near Pampore town. Incriminating material of Al-Badr outfit and Rs 6 lakh in cash were also recovered from their possession. The money was meant for helping the militants.
“The two have been identified as Mushtaq Ahmad and Rayees-ul-Hassan. Both residents of Awantipora area. Further investigation is going on,” the police said.