Srinagar: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a militant associate of Lashkar Toiba outfit in Pampore area of South Kashmir’s Awantipora.
In a statement, police said that government forces arrested a militant associate of Lashkar-e-Taiba involved in providing shelter, logistics, and other support to the militant outfit as well as in transporting of arms/ammunition of the militants in the Pampore, Khrew, and Kakapora area.
Arrested militant associate has been identified as Haris Shareef Rather Resident of Zaffron Colony Pampore, the statement reads.
Incriminating material has been recovered from him which has been seized for the record purpose, the statement adds.
A case under F.I.R number 84/2020 under relevant sections of Unlawful Activities Act has been registered in Police Station Pampore, concludes the statement.(GNS)