Srinagar, March 24 -- Security forces have busted a module of Lashkar-e-Taiba's shadow outfit in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir arresting six suspected militants and recovering a large cache of arms and ammunition, officials said on Monday.

The six were members of 'The Resistance Front', a newly formed militant outfit believed to be a shadow group of the LeT and were arrested in an operation spreading from Sopore in Baramulla district to Keran in Kupwara district near the Line of Control, the officials said.

The arrested persons were in touch with a handler through telegram messenger and were planning to kill politicians and policemen. The police said they received input regarding the illegal delivery of arms and ammunition at the ...