Chief of Lashkar-e-Mustafa which is an offshoot of Jaish-e-Mohammad was arrested by police in Jammu district.
A local news gathering agency Global News Service quoting an unnamed senior Police reported that Hidayatullah Malik, a categorised militant from Shopian district has been caught in a joint operation by Jammu Police and Anantnag Police.
The said militant is the Chief of Lashkar-e-Mustafa, a front organisation of Jaish e Mohammad in Kashmir valley.
Legal proceedings have been initiated and further investigations are on, the officer said.(GNS)