J&K Police apprehends LeT terrorist in Handwara

Huge Cache of arms and ammunition have been recovered from him which includes, one AK 47 rifle, three Magazines with live cartridges.

Published: 04th January 2017 10:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th January 2017 01:15 PM   |  A+A-


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HANDWARA: A suspected militant belonging to the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) has been arrested from north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said today.

Acting on an intelligence input, a joint team of police and army arrested Ashiq Ahmed alias Abu Haider from Handwara area of the district, a police spokesman said here.

A cache of arms and ammunition, including an AK-47 rifle, three magazines, a Chinese Pistol with a magazine, three hand grenades, a magazine pouch and a map, was seized from him.

During interrogation, Ahmed said he was a close associate of Abu Bakar -— an LeT Commander who was killed in an encounter in Sopore township last month, the spokesman said.


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