Srinagar: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a militant associate of Lashkar-e-Taiba outfit in Pampore area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
In a statement, police said that armed forces personnel arrested a militant associate of Lashkar-e-Taiba involved in “providing shelter, logistics and other support to the militant outfit as well as in transporting of arms/ammunition of the militants in Pampore, Khrew and Kakapora area.”
Police have identified the person as Haris Shareef Rather, a resident of Zaffron Colony Pampore.
Incriminating material has been recovered from him which has been seized for the record purpose, the statement reads.
A case under F.I.R number 84/2020 under relevant sections of Unlawful Activities Act has been registered in Police Station Pampore, police said.