Shopian: Three persons have been arrested during nocturnal raids on Vehil village in Shopian district in connection with the Banihal blast case, police sources said.
Sources said that after identifying the three accused, raids were conducted during dead of the night in the volatile area.
He identified the trio as Asif Malik son of Mohammad Yousuf, Fayeem Shah son of Mohammad Shafi Shah and Umar Shafi son of Mohammad Shafi.
They are all residents of Vehil village of Shopian. “They were picked up for questioning regarding the Banihal blast case,” sources said.
On March 30, a mysterious car blast took place in Banihal area of Jammu and left a private car completely damaged and minor damage was caused to a CRPF vehicle as well.
After the blast, a suspect Owais Amin from Shopian district was arrested and has been accused of triggering the blast.