Jammu and Kashmir Police Monday claimed to have arrested a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Police said that joint forces of Baramulla Police, Army 46 RR, 53 Bn CRPF and 2nd Bn SSB established routine MVCP near Juhama crossing Baramulla.
“During checking the party observed movement of one person who were coming towards Kanispora. On seeing Party the individual tried to flee from the spot,” police said.
Police said that however the individual was tactfully apprehended.
“Upon interrogation, the accused disclosed his identities as Tawheed Ahmad Haroon son of Late Khazir Mohammad resident of Delina Ghat, Baramulla,” police said.
Police said that 1 pistol, 1 pistol magazine, 09 live rounds of 9 mm pistol were recovered from his possession of these arms/ ammunition.
“The individual failed to justify the possession of the arms/ammunition,” police said.
Police said that the militant obtained illegal arms ammunition with intent to carry out militant activities in Baramulla and its adjacent areas.
“Case under sections of Arms & UA (P) Act stands registered in Police Station Baramulla and investigation taken up,” police said. (GNS)