Hybrid militant held in Awantipora: Police

Srinagar: The security forces arrested a hybrid militant linked with Al-Badr in Awantipora sub-district, police said on Thursday.

Police said the militant was arrested on a specific information regarding movement of militants in Beigund, Awantipora at a checkpoint established by joint forces.

“During checking, one hybrid terrorist identified as Aamir Ahmed Parray son of Abdul Rashid Parray resident of Kashwa Chitragam, Shopian, linked with proscribed terror outfit Al-Badr was arrested,” a police spokesman said.

“Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition including a pistol & 4 pistol rounds were recovered from his possession,” he said.

In this connection, a case under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation has been initiated, police said.

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