Srinagar: Police on Friday said it arrested a over ground worker of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant outfit in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district .
An official said that Afaq Ahmad Bhat alias Abu Huraira, of Panditpura, was arrested by Handwara police on a tip-off.
Bhat was involved in providing logistic support to militant Abu Maaz of the LeT.
“Handwara police have also busted two hideouts maintained by the said OGW Affaq,” said the official.
“Huge cache of ammunition including 01 pistol, 02 Pistol Magazines, 11 pistol rounds, 02 wireless sets, 01 Ysms set, 04 mobile sets, 01 UBGL thrower, 01 UBGL Grenade, 02 AK magazines, 105 AK rounds, 02 compass, 01 Binocular, 01 Wire cutter, 05 Battery chargers, 48 Batteries, First Aid (Made in Pakistan), medicines /Cotton Bandage, 02 Cooking Flames, 01 Perfume, 02 Maps, 01 Jacket, 02 Bags and Cosmetics etc were recovered from the hideouts.”