KL NEWS NETWORK
A top Lashkar-e-Toiba commander has been arrested by forces from North Kashmir’s frontier Kupwara district, a news gathering agency quoted police as having said today.
The report quoting police official said that Abu Ukasha, also known as Hanzullah, was captured by forces during an operation in Sogam area of Kupwara last evening.
He said on Ukasha’s disclosure, the forces launched a search operation in the nearby forests to track down another LeT militant Abu Bakar.
The search operation was still in progress when reports last came in.
Ukasha, a resident of Pakistan, is being questioned for information about the militant network in north Kashmir region where he was active for several years now, the official said.