SRINAGAR: Police claims to have arrested a militant during a cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Kupwara district today.
Police handout read that perusing credible leads of presence of Militants, Kupwara police along with 41 RR, 98 Bn CRPF launched a CASO in Juggiyal, Turshan Mohalla, Hyhama area of the district.
Police added that while the searches were intensified, security forces zeroed on one house where one militant was hiding.
“The joint forces strategically trapped the terrorist and arrested him from the spot. He was identified as Zabiullah S/O Sannaullah Saqib R/o Multan Pakistan affiliated with outlawed militants organisation LeT”, Police said.
Adding that, he had recently infiltrated and was part of the group who were eliminated at Halmatpora recently. “Incriminating materials were recovered from his possession. A case in this regard has been registered and investigations taken up”, police said.