Hizb militant arrested with arms

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, Oct 6: Security forces today arrested a militant of Hizbul-Mujahideen in South Kashmir’s Awantipora area.
A police spokesman said that based on specific input Awantipora Police along with Army’s 42 RR and CRPF laid a special naka at Chandrigam and during checking one person who was moving in suspicious circumstances was apprehended. “During search, one pistol along with a pistol magazine was recovered from the person,” he said.
The spokesman said that during questioning, the person has been identified as Danish Mohidin Ganie son of Ghulam Mohidin Ganie, resident of Dadsara Awantipora.
“On preliminary questioning the apprehended militant deposed and admitted that he is militant of proscribed militant outfit HM active since 29-09-2022,” he said.
A case (FIR Number 221/2022) has been registered at Police Station Awantipora.