SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday said that they have arrested a hybrid militant affiliated with the Al Badr outfit in the Batamaloo area of Srinagar.
Srinagar police, in a tweet, informed that they have also recovered a pistol and other ammunition from the individual.
According to the police, the arrested militant has been identified as Argat Yusuf, hailing from Rajpora Pulwama, and has been involved in several militancy activities.
A hybrid terrorist of Al Badr namely Arfat Yusuf S/o Md Yusuf of Rajpora Pulwama arrested from Batmaloo with a Glock Pistol, 20 live rounds & 2 magazines. He had done terror acts in Pulwama & was in Srinagar for same. FIR 94/2023 U/s 13,23 of UAPA & 7/25 of IA Act at Batmaloo PS. pic.twitter.com/JzrgBq1Eks
— Srinagar Police (@SrinagarPolice) July 29, 2023
The police tweet stated, “A hybrid terrorist of Al Badr, namely Arfat Yusuf, son of Md Yusuf, from Rajpora Pulwama, was arrested in Batmaloo with a Glock Pistol, 20 live rounds, and 2 magazines. He was involved in terror acts in Pulwama and had come to Srinagar for the same. FIR 94/2023 U/s 13, 23 of UAPA & 7/25 of IA Act at Batmaloo PS.”