Police arrests LeT terrorist in J-K’s Baramulla, arms recovered

Guwahati: A terrorist associate of banned outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has been arrested by the security forces in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

This was informed on Monday by the police.

Based on specific input, Baramulla police along with the Army 32 RR in a joint operation arrested the associate on Sunday.

The terrorist has been identified as Ishaq Lone, a resident of Nadihal village.

One canister improvised explosive device (IED), one pistol, one pistol magazine, 18 pistol rounds, and an eight-meter-long electric wire have also been recovered from his possession by the police.

Meanwhile, a case has been filed under relevant sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), Explosive Substances Act, and Arms Act of the Indian Penal Code at Baramulla Police station.

The statement read, “The timely arrest with arms, ammunitions and explosive material has averted major terrorist attacks like targeted killings in Baramulla/ adjoining areas, targeted attacks on convoy vehicles of Security Forces (SFs) and has saved the precious lives of innocent civilians.”

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