A suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba militant was arrested in the Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Sunday.
Adil Iqbal Butt, a resident of Sazan-Bajarni village, was apprehended by a joint search party of police, Rashtriya Rifles and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) during checking of vehicles at Thathri on Saturday, the officials said.
They said a pistol, two magazines, and nine rounds were recovered from the possession of the suspected militants.
Preliminary investigation revealed that he was being handled by Mohd Amin alias “Muzamil” alias “Haroon” alias “Umar”, a militant from Doda who is presently operating from Pakistan, the officials said.
They said a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at police station Thathri and further investigation is on.