JeM militant associate arrested in Kupwara: Police

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SRINAGAR — Police on Monday claimed to have arrested a militant associate of Jaish-e-Mohammad in Dragmulla area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

A senior Police officer said that police arrested a militant associate of JeM at a Naka along with one Chinese grenade and Rs. 3.5 lacs.

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The police officer further said that he had come from Sopore along with money to purchase weapons.

A case has been lodged under FIR No. 333/2020 US 3/4 Explosive Sub Act 13, 38, 40 ULAP Act in Police Station Kupwara, the officer added.

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Official sources identified the apprehended militant associate as Sahil Mushtaq son of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar, resident of Babgund Handwara.

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