A terrorist associate of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was arrested by Bandipora Police in a joint operation with Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), informed Jammu & Kashmir police on June 13.
According to officials, the Bandipora Police, jointly with 13 Rashtriya Rifles and 45Bn Central Reserve Police Force, arrested a terrorist associate of LeT at Baharabad Hajin.
The police recovered two Chinese hand grenades from the arrested accused, they said.
The police have registered a case under Arms Act and UA(P) Act. Further details are awaited.
Earlier, Indian Army apprehended three terrorists near the India-Pakistan border in Poonch on May 31.
According to an official statement, Army launched a joint operation with Jammu & Kashmir Police on the Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch sector on the intervening night of May 30-31 and intercepted 3-4 terrorists while they were attempting to cross the fence taking advantage of bad weather and heavy rain. “After tracking the movement at about 1.30 hours, a well-sited Indian Army ambush on challenging them was fired upon, and in the retaliatory firefight, some terrorists have been hit,” the statement said.
The security forces then cordoned off the area, and a search operation was launched.
“Blood trails have been found. Three terrorists with some weapons and war-like stores, including one IED (improvised explosive device) and Narco, have been apprehended. One Indian Army soldier was injured in the ensuing firing and has been evacuated,” the statement further mentioned.
Army recovered 10 kg IED from the terrorists.
(with inputs from ANI)