Srinagar : Security forces arrested two Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of The Resistance Front (TRF) for providing logistic support to militants and motivate youth to join the outfit in the north Kashmir district of Bandipora, a police spokesman said.
He said acting on a piece of credible information that some persons were involved in aiding and abetting militants in the district, troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint operation in Aragam Bandipora.
He said after thorough investigation and technical analysis, two OGWs of TRF identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Parray, son of Bashir Ahmad Parray, resident of Gundpora Rampora and Sajad Ahmad Sofi, son of Ghulam Mohammad Sofi, resident of Sofigund Tral were found to be involved in militant activities as well as actively harbouring and providing shelter and logistics to TRF militants.
The OGWs were also found to be evoking the emotions of gullible youth and motivating them to join militant ranks, he said adding the OGWs were arrested and incriminating material has been recovered from them.
A case FIR has been registered and an investigation was taken up, he said.