SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday claimed to have arrested a militant affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit in the orchards of Lawaypora area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
A police spokesman in a statement said that on April 17, 2022, Bandipora police received specific input regarding the presence of recently joined LeT( TRF) militant in the orchards of Lawaypora Bandipora.
“Acting on this information a joint Caso was launched by Bandipora police,14 RR & 3Bn CRPF & one youth namely Amir Tariq [email protected] S/o Tariq Ahmad Khan R/o Lawaypora Bandipora was arrested,” said the spokesman.
“The said youth’s photograph regarding joining of TRF militant outfit went viral on social media on April 13, 2022,” he said.
“In this regard, Cognizance has been taken in police station Bandipora under the relevant section of Law and further investigation taken up,” said the spokesman.