Jammu and Kashmir: Police arrest hybrid militant, his associate in Budgam
Security forces arrested a “hybrid” militant and his associate in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said on Friday.
They said the Police along with Army’s 53 Rashtriya Rifles apprehended the two in Pakharpora area of Budgam district.
Police identified the arrested duo as Tanveer Ahmad Bhat, a hybrid militant and his associate Yawer Maqbool Ganai- both residents of Karapora Charar-Sharief.
The two, police said, were working with “The Resistance Front” which is believed to be a shadow group of Lashkar-e-Taiba.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the arrested duo were operating under the banner of proscribed terror outfit LeT/ TRF) in Pakherpora area,” a police spokesman said.
From their possession, arms and ammunition, including a Pistol, a Pistol magazine, nine rounds and other incriminating material were recovered, he said.
A case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Chrar-i-Sharief and further investigation has been taken up, police spokesman added.
(With UNI inputs)