Al-Badr’s hybrid militant arrested in Awantipora: Police

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SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested a hybrid militant associated with the Al-Badr outfit in the Awantipora area of Pulwama district. They recovered arms and ammunition from his possession.

“On a specific information regarding movement of militants in Beigund, Awantipora, Police along with Army (42RR) & CRPF (130Bn) established a joint checkpoint in the said area. During checking, one hybrid militant identified as Aamir Ahmed Parray son of Abdul Rashid Parray resident of Kashwa Chitragam, Shopian, linked with Al-Badr was arrested,” a police spokesman said in a statement, as per the news agency Kashmir News Observer.

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He said that incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including a pistol and four pistol rounds were recovered from his possession. He added that in this connection, a case under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation has been initiated.

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