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Jammu and Kashmir: Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist arrested in Budgam

The arrest came after a joint operation was conducted by the state police along with the Indian Army and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

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New Delhi Updated on: December 04, 2021 17:34 IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist arrested in
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Jammu and Kashmir: Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist arrested in Budgam

Highlights

  • LeT terrorist Ab Hameed Nath arrested in Central Kashmir's Budgam district
  • A joint operation was conducted by state police along with the Indian Army and CRPF
  • Arms and ammunition were recovered from his possession

A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant was arrested on Saturday and arms and ammunition were recovered from his possession in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Acting on a specific input regarding the movement of terrorists in Poshkar area of Budgam, security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation, a police spokesman said.

During the search operation, the joint team arrested an active terrorist linked with the proscribed terror outfit LeT, he said.

The spokesman identified the arrested as Ab Hameed Nath, a resident of Pethzanigam Beerwah, Budgam in central Kashmir.

Incriminating materials, including a pistol and a magazine, five pistol rounds and a Chinese grenade, were recovered from his possession, he said.

According to police records, Nath was an active militant since February 2021, the spokesman said.

A case has been registered and investigation initiated, he added. 

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