BHADERWAH — A suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant was arrested in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Sunday.
Adil Iqbal Butt, a resident of Sazan-Bajarni village, was apprehended by a joint search party of police, Rashtriya Rifles and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) during checking of vehicles at Thathri on Saturday, the officials said.
They said a pistol, two magazines and nine rounds were recovered from the possession of the suspect.
Preliminary investigation revealed that he was being handled by Mohd Amin alias “Muzamil” alias “Haroon” alias “Umar”, a militant from Doda who is presently operating from Pakistan, the officials said.
They said a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Thathri and further investigation is on.