LeT Militant held in Handwara: Army

KL NEWS NETWORK

SRINAGAR

The army Wednesday claimed to have arrested a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant in Handwara area of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

An army spokesperson said that the “surveillance team” of local Rashtriya Rifles unit operating in the area of Drushpura forests today morning apprehended a militant found moving under suspicious circumstances.

The spokesperson claimed that the “militant” was moving along with one 9MM Pistol. “On further integration he revealed his identity to be Bilal Ahmed Nazar, resident of Chhan Mohalla Badrahar in Handwara and led the team to recovery of one AK-47 and other war like stores,” the spokesman said. The spokesman said the “militant” has been handed over to police. (GNS)

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