SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a Hybrid militant affiliated with Lashkar-i-Toiba in Juhama area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
A police spokesman in a statement said that today at around 1600 hrs, joint parties of Police and Army 52 RR was conducting naka checking near Juhama Crossing.
“During checking the naka party observed suspicious movement of one unknown person who was coming towards Kanispora,” said the spokesman, adding that on seeing naka party the individual tried to flee from the spot.
“However, the individual was tactfully apprehended by the naka party,” said the spokesman.
“The individual on interrogation disclosed his identity as Shahid Ahmad Parray son of Gh Ahmad Parray a resident of Kathpora Hajin, district Bandipora,” he said.
“On personal search, the arms/ ammunition including Pistol, Pistol magazine, 7 rounds and 2 hand grenades were recovered,” he added.
“The individual on demand failed to justify the possession of these arms/ ammunition. In fact the militant obtained these illegal arms/ ammunition with intent to carry out activities in Baramulla town and it’s adjacent areas,” he added further.
“The miilitant on further interrogation disclosed that he was working as a hybrid militant for (LeT) Lashkar e Toiba,” police said.
“Case FIR No. 107/2022 under section 7/25 Indian Arms Act, 13, 16, 18, UA (P) Act has been registered in PS Baramulla and investigation taken up,” said police spokesman in a statement.