KL NEWS NETWORK
Army on Saturday evening said that it arrested a Hizbul Mujahideen militant in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Srinagar based defence spokesperson said, “Tariq Pandit, a close aide of Burhan Wani was apprehended by Army in a well-coordinated swift operation today on Newa-Pinglana road of Pulwama.”
“Based on specific intelligence input regarding the move of a HM militant on the Neva-Pinglana road near Karimabad, Pulwama a joint mobile vehicle check post was established by Army and JKP in the morning hours of 28 May 2016,” the spokesperson said.
The spokesperson added, “The move of militant was kept under constant surveillance as the militant closed in, he was apprehended by the team of Rashtriya Rifle battalion, along with one 9 mm pistol, two Chinese grenades and other war like stores were recovered from the militant.”
The spokesperson informed that an FIR has been registered and the apprehended militant has been handed over to the local Police Station, Pulwama.