SRINAGAR: Police along with counter insurgent forces have arrested a militant associate linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT in Bandipora and recovered explosive and ammunition from his possession.
A police spokesperson said that on a specific information regarding movement of militants in Aloosa area of Bandipora, a special checkpoint was established near Canal Road Aloosa, jointly by Police, 26 Assam Rifles & 3rd Bn CRPF.
During checking, one militant associate linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT was apprehended. He has been identified as Jamshed Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Rashid resident of Aloosa Bandipora.
Incriminating materials, ammunition and explosive including a Chinese grenade and 12 live AK-47 rounds was recovered from his possession.
A case under relevant sections of law was registered at PS Bandipora and further investigation has been initiated, spokesman said.