Jammu and Kashmir: Suspected Lashkar militant arrested in Handwara

An AK-47 rifle, three magazines, a Chinese language Pistol with , three hand grenades, pouch and a map had been seized from him, the police mentioned.

The Kashmir police on Wednesday arrested a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba militant from Kashmir’s Kupwara district, reported PTI. A joint workforce of the native police and the Indian Military arrested Ashiq Ahmed, alias Abu Haider, from Handwara space of the district. The operation was carried out on the idea of an intelligence enter.

The safety personnel additionally seized from him arms and ammunition, together with an AK-47 rifle, three magazines, a Chinese language Pistol with , three hand grenades, pouch and a map. Ahmed has reportedly instructed his interrogators that he was a detailed aide of LeT commander Abu Bakr, who was killed in an encounter in Sopore on December 14.

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