LeT militant, associate arrested in Budgam: Police

Armed forces personnel patrol in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/ Zainab]

Budgam: Police on Friday claimed to arrested Lashkar-i-Taiba militant along with a militant associate in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

In a statement, the police said that acting on specific information, Police along with 62RR and 43Bn CRPF arrested 01 hybrid militant and a militant associate of outfit LeT.

The militant has been identified as Mudabir Ajaz son of Ajaz Ahmed Rather resident of Gulshanabad Hyderpora and the militant associate has been identified as Syed Muntaha Mehraj son of Syed Mehraju din resident of New Colony Ompora.

The police spokesman further stated that preliminary investigation revealed that the arrested duo was involved in providing transportation and logistic support to the LeT militants besides, transportation of arms and ammunition across the district Budgam.

Incriminating materials, arms of ammunition including 01 Chinese grenade, and 35 AK rounds have been recovered from their possession, he said.

Police has registered a case vide FIR No. 190/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Budgam and investigation has been initiated, reads the statement.


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