Army arrested an LeT militant in Kupwara district, J&K. :- Srinagar: On Wednesday, the police said that a suspected militant belonging to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terror group has been arrested from Kupwara district, North Kashmir, J&K.
A police spokesman said that acting on an intelligence input, a joint team of police and army arrested Ashiq Ahmed urf Abu Haider from Handwara area, Kupwara district.
A cache of arms and ammunition, including an AK-47 rifle, three hand grenades, a magazine pouch, a Chinese pistol with a magazine, three magazines, and a map, was seized from him.
The police spokesman said that in an interrogation, LeT terrorist Ahmed said that he was a close associate of Abu Bakar – an LeT Commander who was killed in an encounter in Sopore township last month.