Srinagar, May 27(GNS) Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a militant associates along with a hand grenade of Lashkar-i-Toiba outfit in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
In a handout to GNS, the police said that on a specific information regarding movement of militants in village Nagbal Chandoosa, a joint MVCP was established by Police & Army (52RR) at Shranz Crossing Nagbal Chandoosa. During checking, one suspected person who was coming from Shrunz towards Nagbal Chandoosa tried to flee after noticing joint naka party but was apprehended tactfully.
The spokesman further stated that during search, one grenade was recovered from his possession. He has been identified as Mohd Ashraf Mir, son of Mohd Shafi Mir, a resident of Laridoora Chandoosa, a militant associate linked with proscribed militant outfit LeT.
It is pertinent to mention here that the said terrorist associate is a surrendered militant, he said.
Accordingly, a case under relevant sections law has been registered at Police Station Chandoosa and investigation has been initiated, reads the statement.(GNS)