Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) An injured Pakistani LeT militant was apprehended in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district in Friday, police said.
“Perusing credible leads of presence of terrorists, Kupwara police along with 41 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), 98 battalion of Central Reserve Police Force launched a cordon and search operation in Turshan Mohalla of Hyhama area of Kupwara,” a police officer said here.
When the searches were intensified, security forces zeroed on one house where one terrorist was hiding and arrested him. He was identified as Zabiullah, son of Sannaullah Saqib, resident of Multan, Pakistan and affiliated with outlawed Lashkar-e-Taiba.
“He had recently infiltrated and was part of the group who were eliminated at Halmatpora recently. A case in this regard has been registered and investigations taken up,” the officer said.