Srinagar, Dec 19: The security forces on Monday arrested a militant associate of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
“Based on a specific input, an operation was carried out on 18-12-22 by joint parties of police and 32 RR, leading to arrest of one militant associate identified as Mohd Ishaq Lone, son of Bashir Ahmed Lone of Village Nadihal, PS Panzalla, PD Sopore from village Chakloo Baramulla,” a statement issued said.
On his disclosure, one Canister IED, one pistol, one pistol magazine, 18 pistol rounds and 8 meters of electric wire were recovered from near Chakloo Ziyarat, Village Chakloo.
In this regard, the statement said that a case under section of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), Explosive Substances Act and Arms Act has been registered in Police Station Baramulla and investigation taken up.
“The timely arrest with arms, ammunitions and explosive material has averted major militant attacks like targeted killings in Baramulla, adjoining areas, targeted attacks on convoy vehicles of SFs and has saved the precious lives of innocent civilians,” the statement added.
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