Police arrested a LeT militant who had rejoined militant ranks along with a police rifle. The AK rifle was recovered from his possession, a police statement said on Monday.
“Today on a intelligence input Sopore police arrest a LeT militant Mohmmad Shafi Dar @ Ukasha son of Mohammad Maqbool Dar resident of Nowpora Sopore at Dangiwacha.
An AK- 47 rifle with 3 Magazine and 90 rounds of ammunition was recovered from his possession. A case FIR No 55/14 under section 7/25 A Act was registered in Police Station Dangiwacha and investigation has been taken up,” the statement said.
The apprehended militant was a close associate of slain Let commander Abdullah Yuni, the statement claimed.