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Lashkar militant associate arrested in Baramulla: Police

Armed forces have arrested a militant associate of the Lashkar-e-Taiba in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.

Acting on specific information, the forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Nadihal area of Sopore’s Rafiabad, a police spokesman said.

During the search, a militant associate of the LeT was arrested, he said.

The arrested has been identified as Firdous Ahmad Wani, a resident of Check Seri Pattan, the spokesman said. 

Incriminating material, arms, and ammunition, including an AK-56 rifle, and 30 bullets were seized, he said. 

A case has been registered and investigation initiated, the spokesman said. 

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