Awantipora: Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday claimed to have arrested a militant in Awantipora and recovered one pistol along with pistol magazine from his possession.
“Based on specific input Awantipora Police along with Army 42 RR and CRPF 130 BN laid a special naka at Chandrigam and during naka checking one person who was moving in suspicious circumstances was apprehended and during search one Pistol along with pistol magazine was recovered from the apprehendee,” a police spokesman said.
During questioning, the said person has been identified as Danish Mohidin Ganie, son of Ghulam Mohidin Ganie of Dadsara Awantipora.
“On preliminary questioning, the apprehended militant deposed and admitted that he is a militant of HM and has been active since 29-09-2022,” police said, adding that a case under FIR Number 221/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Awantipora.
Further investigation and questioning is going on, police said. (KNO)