The Shopian Police along with 62 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and 18th BN Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday arrested a Hizbul Mujahideen militant from Zainapora village of the district.
He has been identified as Shahid Ahmad Wani who is a resident of Pulwama’s Kani Gam.
The police recovered one Chinese pistol, nine rounds, one magazine and a vehicle from him.
An investigation is underway. Further details are awaited.