Srinagar: Two accomplices of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants, allegedly involved in killing of a police officer, were arrested in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, a police spokesman said here last night.
He said police arrested two accomplices of militants involved in the killing of Sub Inspector Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir on October 28 this year.The duo have been identified as Ansar-ul-Haq son of Bashir Ahmad Raina resident of Tikken Pulwama and Syed Saika Amin resident of Pulwama, he said adding the vehicle used for the commission of crime has also been seized.
He said investigation into the case revealed that they were in touch with the HM militants and had hatched a conspiracy for the commission of crime.
Spokesman said two HM militants Liyaqat Ahamd Wani son of Muneer Ahmad Wani resident of Below and Wajid-ul-Islam Wani son of Muzaffar Ahmad Wani resident of Babhar Pulwama involved in the killing of Police Officer, were eliminated recently in an encounter at Pulwama.
Further investigation of the case is going on, he said.