Lashkar militant arrested in Kashmir

Srinagar: An active and armed militant of proscribed terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba was arrested from central Kashmir, police said on Thursday.
Identified as Jehangir Ahmad Naikoo, the militant was arrested from Budgam district.
He belongs to Memandar Shopian and was nabbed during an operation by a joint search team.
“Acting on a specific information regarding presence of terrorist in Chadoora area of Budgam, police along with 53RR and 181 Bn CRPF launched a search operation in Gamander area early morning.
“During the operation, an active terrorist affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT was arrested,” a police spokesperson said.
Arms and ammunition was recovered from his possession. “A pistol, two pistol magazines and 16 pistol rounds have been recovered from his possession,” he added.