Srinagar: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a militant associate of Lashkar-e-Taiba from Pampore town of Pulwama district.
Junaid Altaf of Konibal locality of Pampore was arrested by a joint team of police, army’s 50 RR and CRPF 110 battalion and incriminating material of LeT was recovered from his possession, a police spokesperson said Saturday. He said all the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation.
“As per police records, he was involved in providing shelter, logistic and other support to the active militants in Pampore and Khrew areas of Awantipora. He has also been found in touch with the PaK militant commanders through various social media platforms,” the police spokesperson said.
In this connection, he said, a case FIR No. 75/2020 under relevant section of law stands already registered in Police Station Pampore against him.
“Further investigation is in progress,” he added.
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