LeT militant held in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: A suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant, who was allegedly involved in a weapon-snatching case, was arrested here on Friday, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, a special team of the Srinagar police apprehended a person near Bone and Joint Hospital at Barzulla, a police spokesperson said.

The accused has been identified as Showket Ahmed Khan alias Aumer Bhai, a resident of central Kashmir’s Budgam district. He is associated with the LeT outfit, the spokesperson said.

Khan is involved in a weapon-snatching case, the spokesperson said, adding that further investigation was on. (AGENCIES)