olice and army arrested a top Jaish-e-Mohammad militant in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday evening.
The militant was arrested by army and Special Operation Group (SOG) of police during naka checking in Budgam.
“Active terrorist of JeM outfit Tariq Ahmed Bhat was arrested during naka checking in Budgam. Incriminating materials including a pistol and ammunition recovered,” tweeted Kashmir Police.
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“Police, CRPF and army have arrested top Jaish militant identified as Tariq Ahmad Bhat in Rawalpora area of the district,” said a Budgam-based police officer.
Official sources said that acting on a specific information, the joint team of government forces laid a naka at Rawalpora area of the district. The militant has been identified as Tariq Ahmad Bhat.
“Incriminating materials including a pistol and ammunation was recovered from his possession, ” he said.