Reasi villagers apprehended two LeT militants: Police

DGP announces reward of 2 lakh for villagers; Weapons also recovered from apprehended militants

Jammu, Jul 03 : The villagers of Tuksan in Mahore sub-division of Reasi district have apprehended two militants of LeT, police said here on Sunday.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that two militants of LeT were apprehended by villagers along with weapons in Tuksan village of the district.

He said that DGP J&K police has announced a reward of Rs 2 lakh for the villagers.

The official added that 2 AK rifles, 7 grenades and a pistol have also been recovered from their possession.

Meanwhile, Jammu zone police on its official Twitter handle identified the militants as Faizal Ahmed Dar S/O Bashir Ahmed Dar of Pulwama and a categorised militant Talib Hussain Haider Shah of Rajouri.

“Hats off to the courage of villagers of Tuksan, in Reasi district. Two terrorists of LeT apprehended by villagers with weapons; 2AK rifles, 7 Grenades and a Pistol. DGP announces reward of Rs 2 lakhs for villagers,” police tweeted—(KNO)