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.