Hizbul militant arrested in Budgam
A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested with arms and ammunition from Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Srinagar: A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested with arms and ammunition from Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said on Thursday.
Showkat Ahmad Tantary, a resident of Warpora area in Kulgam district, was arrested on Wednesday from Qazipora area of the central Kashmir district, the official said.
J&K Police: On a credible input, Budgam Police y'day arrested one terrorist from Qazipora area identified as Showkat Ahmad Tantary. He was carrying arms & ammunition. As per police records, he was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen. pic.twitter.com/ss9yYpElyH— ANI (@ANI) August 1, 2019
Tantary was affiliated to the proscribed terror outfit according to police records, he said.
Police have registered a case at Chadoora police station.
The arms and ammunition recovered from his possession have been put into case records and an investigation is under way to ascertain his complicity in any other terrorist activity. (PTI)