LeT militant, planning attacks, arrested in Shopian: Police


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Srinagar: Police on Friday apprehended one active Lashker-e-Toiba militant at Mujhmarg Junction area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

In a statement issued to GNS, the police said that today on a specific input about the movement of militant planning an attack on security forces, a joint naka by Shopian police, 01 RR and CRPF BN 178 was established at mujhmarg junction.

The statement further stated that at about 6.24 pm an individual in a suspicious condition moved out of orchard on seeing the suspect, security forces challenged him but the suspect tried to fled away.The nearby security personnel immediately approached him and overpowered him.

According to police spokesperson from his possession one live Handgrenade and 29 live round of calibre 7.62 mm were recovered .The apprehended suspect disclosed his name as Kamran Bashir Hajam son of Bashir ahmed Hajam resident of Babapora an active militant of LeT.

Accordingly FIR no 117/2021 lodged under relevant sections of law registered at Police Station Zainapora . Further questioning going on, reads the statement.(GNS)

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