LeT militant arrested in Tangmarg, live grenade recovered


Police on Thursday claimed to have apprehended a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant at Zandpal area of Tangmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district and a live grenade was recovered from his possession.

An official said that a cordon and search operation was launched in Zandpal and adjoining areas of Zandpal by 2RR , police subdivision Tangmarg and CRPF 176 jointly. During a search operation, a suspicious movement of a person was seen in Zandpal.

However,  police came to action and apprehended the person identified as Firdous Khan, son of Ghulam Mohidin Khan, a resident of Zandpal. A live grenade was also recovered from the said person and he according to police is associated with LeT militant outfit.

Meanwhile, police have registered a  case under FIR number 19 /2019 US 7/25 I.A.ACT in police station Kunzer and investigations are going on.


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