26-year-old man was arrested with two live grenades at Srinagar’s Lal Chowk on Tuesday. Police claimed the man, Adil Farooq Bhat, works as a journalist with a local news agency.
A police spokesman said a journalist identified as Adil Farooq Bhat, son of Farooq Ahmad Bhat, resident of Khrew Pampore, was arrested from Lal Chowk area of the civil lines. Two live hand grenades were recovered from his possession, he said.
Police said, investigation was going on and more arrests were expected.
The arrest also happened minutes after a grenade attack on Hari Singh High Street near Srinagar’s Amira Kadal area in which ten civilians , including two women were injured.