By: Fazil Mir
Jammu: Special Operations Group (SOG) of J&K Police on Sunday arrested a militant of Islamic State of Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) in Jammu, police said.
A police official said Rs 1,13000, a pistol and eight rounds were recovered from him. “On the basis of specific input, SOG Jammu laid a naka at Jhajjar Kotli. During checking of vehicles at around 1900 hours, one person tried to flee from the spot. He was chased and apprehended. From his possession cash and arms were recovered. He had concealed these in a bag he was carrying,” the official added.
“During enquiry, the accused was identified as Malik Umaid @ Abdullah s/o Abdul Rashid Malik r/o Yaripora, Kulgam who had received a delivery of weapon and cash to carry out a militant strike. In this regard FIR No 53/2021 u/s 13,17,20 & 23 ULA(P) Act has been registered in Police Station Jhajjar Kotli and investigation is taken up. During initial investigation it has been found that arrested militant was in touch with more operatives of the ISJK module. Further investigations are in progress,” the official added. (KNT)