JAMMU, Sept 26: Police today said they have arrested one former militant of Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit who was absconding for the last two decades in Kishtwar district.
Police said that in continuation to strengthen action against absconders, Kishtwar Police in yet another measure apprehended another absconder, (ex-terrorist) who was evading arrest for the last 20 years.
They said that on a specific information, a special police team of Police Station Marwah was constituted which raided the suspected locations and arrested him.
Arrested person was identified as Bashir Ahmed alias Jaffar Khan of Nowgam Marwah Kishtwar who was wanted in different cases.
Thereafter the absconder was produced before the Court in Kishtwar and was remanded to judicial custody.