LeT Militant Arrested, Arms And Ammunition Recovered: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday claimed to have arrested one militant of proscribed outfit LeT and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession in Hajin town of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.


LeT militant arrested in Hajin town of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday July 9,2021.

A police spokesman in a statement said that based on a specific input regarding the movement of militants towards Hajin town for subversive activities a joint Naka was established in Gundjahangeer area of Hajin town by Bandipora police, 13RR,IRP 21th Bn and 45 Bn CRPF.

“During Naka checking movement of a suspicious person was noticed and he was tactfully apprehended and he disclosed his identity as Muzammil Sheikh @ Abu Maviya R/o Chandergeer Hajin. Incriminating material along with live arms and ammunition which includes one chinese pistol along with live rounds) were recovered from the possession,” said the spokesman.

“It is pertinent to mention here that the said person had joined proscribed outfit LeT recently and was tasked to carry out subversive activities in and around Hajin town,” he said.

“In this connection FIR under relevant sections of law stands registered in police station Hajin and further investigation has been initiated,” said the spokesman.

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