Srinagar- Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested a hybrid militant of Al-Badr from South Kashmir’s Awantipora.
Aamir Ahmed Parray of Kashwa Chitragam in Shopian was arrested by a joint team of police, army’s 42 RR and the CRPF personnel at a checkpoint established in Beigund area of Awantipora, a police spokesperson said.
The checkpoint, he said, was established on specific information regarding movement of militants.
“Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition including a pistol & 4 pistol rounds were recovered from his possession,” the spokesperson said.
“In this connection, a case under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation has been initiated,” he added.
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