Srinagar, Feb 27 : Police today arrested a militant of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) in district Anantnag and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession.
A police spokesman said that during surprise naka checking, movement of a suspicious person was noticed, who was apprehended tactfully by the alert police party.
He has been identified as Shahid Thoker son of Mohd Iqbal Thoker, resident of Nossipora Keegam Shopian. “Incriminating materials and a pistol were recovered from his possession”, police said.
As per police records, the arrested militant is a categorized terrorist as he had joined the LeT on 5th Feb this year. A case under relevant Sections of law has been registered and further investigation into the matter is in progress.