SRINAGAR Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a militant during a naka checking in Sopore area.
Acting on a reliable input, security forces in Sopore arrested one local militant namely Amir Sultan War S/O Mohammad Sultan War R/O Naidkhai Sumbal Bandipora during Naka checking at Baramulla-Handwara road near Hadipora crossing, said a police spokesman.
He said the militant had recently joined the LeT outfit. and a video showing him with a weapon had gone viral in which he was seen giving threat to the people of North Kashmir not to participate in the forthcoming Local Bodies and Panchayat elections.
He said a case has been registered in police station Dangiwacha. Investigation has been started, he said.
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