Srinagar: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a militant associate of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Farooq Ahmad Malik was arrested by a joint team of police, army’s 161TA and the personnel of CRPF 53 battalion from Kitchama and one hand grenade, two pistol magazines and16 live rounds were recovered from him, a police spokesperson said Saturday.
Malik, he said, is an over-ground worker of active militant Hilal Ahmad Sheikh of Shrakwara, Kreeri.
The police spokesperson further said that a case under sections of Indian Arms Act and UA (P) Act has been registered at the Police Station Sheeri and further investigations are in progress.
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