Militant Arrested In North Kashmir's Hajin: Police

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Srinagar- Police on Friday claimed to have arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant in Hajin area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district.

In a statement, the police said that Bandipora police along with other forces arrested one militant of LeT outfit and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession in Hajin.

The spokesman further said that based on a specific input regarding movement of militants towards Hajin town for subversive activities, a joint Naka was established in Gundjahangeer area of Hajin town by Bandipora police, 13RR,IRP 21th Bn and 45 Bn CRPF. During Naka checking movement of a suspicious person was noticed and he was tactfully apprehended and he disclosed his identity as Muzammil Sheikh @ Abu Maviya resident of Chandergeer Hajin.

Incriminating material along with live arms and ammunition which includes one chinese pistol along with live rounds) were recovered from the possession, they said.

It is pertinent to mention here that the said person had joined militant outfit LeT recently and was tasked to carry out subversive activities in and around Hajin town. In this connection FIR under relevant sections of law stands registered in police station Hajin and further investigation has been initiated, reads the statement.

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