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J&K police apprehends LeT terrorist in Handwara

PTI
Published Jan 4, 2017, 11:34 am IST
Updated Jan 4, 2017, 1:10 pm IST
Huge Cache of arms and ammunition have been recovered from him.
On interrogation, Ahmed disclosed that he was a close associate of Abu Bakar, an LeT Commander, who was killed in Sopore few days back. (Photo: Twitter/ANI)
 On interrogation, Ahmed disclosed that he was a close associate of Abu Bakar, an LeT Commander, who was killed in Sopore few days back. (Photo: Twitter/ANI)

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

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.

 

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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