New Delhi: 5 members of the Islamic State of Jammu & Kashmir (ISJK), who had deliberate to assault an Military camp in Kashmir valley, had been arrested by the police from Bandipora district on Saturday.
Official sources mentioned that appearing on a particular enter, the Bandipora district police arrested 5 terror associates of the ISJK or Wilayah-al-Hind, the regional department of the pan-Islamist terror group, ISIS.
4 of them are from completely different locations in Bandipora and one is from Srinagar, sources mentioned. Incriminating materials together with matrix sheets, ISJK flags and ammunition was recovered from their possession.
On preliminary inquiry, police sources mentioned, it was discovered that these 5 members of the ISJK carried out a recee of a military camp as they deliberate to assault it. The module was additionally offering assist to the fear group within the valley and motivating and radicalising youth to affix their terror ranks.
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Sources mentioned the group was manufacturing flags of the ISJK in Chittibandy Aragam and additional supplying them to their associates in Srinagar.
The police has filed a case beneath Illegal Actions Prevention Act at police Station Aragam and are additional investigating the case.
A small variety of youth in Kashmir started supporting ISIS when the fear group assumed prominence in 2014 with its use of social media to run their propaganda movies of barbaric executions. Masked youth had been steadily seen waving pro-Caliphate ISIS flags in downtown Srinagar.
By 2017, black ISIS shrouds started changing Pakistani inexperienced flags which had been used as cerements to wrap slain terrorists of their funerals in Kashmir. Final 12 months, an ISJK terrorist was killed by Hizbul Mujahideen following which the ISJK had declared that Pakistan-backed terror teams in Kashmir had been traitors to the reason for Islamic jihad.
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ISIS, in an official announcement final 12 months, acknowledged that it has arrange its India brancha “Wilayah-al-Hinda” after its operative Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi was killed in an encounter with safety forces in Shopian in south Kashmir.