LeT’s associate arrested in Pulwama: Police

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PULWAMA — The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested one associate of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

In a statement, the police said that joint forces of Pulwama Police, Indian Army’s 44 RR, 183 BN of CRPF arrested one militant associate of LeT outfit during a Naka at Khamri Chowk Pulwama.

He has been identified as Zubair Ahmad Dar son of Ali Mohammad Dar, resident of Arigam Pulwama. One hand grenade has been recovered from his possession, according to the police.

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The police spokesman further stated that the arrested person was working as an associate of the militant outfit LeT and was tasked to carry out attacks on security forces and non-local laborers in the area.

“Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 314/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Pulwama and investigation has been initiated,” reads the statement.

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