A Hizbul Mujahideen Divisional Commander for South Kashmir, Mubarak Ahmad Wani alias Major Sakib was apprehended in Islamabad Sunday, a police statement said.
“In a joint operation, Anantnag police, 1 RR and 40 Bn CRPF apprehended the Divisional Commander of Hizb outfit for South Kashmir Mubarak Ahmad Wani alais Major Sakib son of Mohammad Ramzan Wani resident of Bangidar at Hanji Danter bridge,” it said.
The statement said, “1 AK 56, 02 magazines, 60 Ak rounds and one pouch was recovered from his possession.”
The police further said, “the militant commander had recycled for the third time in March 2013 and was active in the area of Pulwama, Kulgam and Anantnag since last one year. A case FIR number 10/2014 u/s 7/25 arms act has been registered.”