LeT militant associate arrested in Baramulla : LeT militant associate arrested in Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir: Suspect Mohammad Ashraf Mir taken into custody with grenade
A militant associate of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was arrested by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on May 27. The arrest came a day after an associate of the banned terror group Hizbul Mujahideen was apprehended in Kishtwar. Acting on information about the movement of militants in Nagbal village, security forces set up a mobile vehicle checkpoint at the Shranz Crossing Nagbal. A person coming from Shranz towards Nagbal tried to flee on seeing security personnel, but was apprehended. A grenade was seized from him and he was taken into custody. The arrested person has been identified as Mohammad Ashraf Mir, a resident of Laridoora Chandoosa, who was working as a terrorist associate of the LeT. Mir is a surrendered terrorist. A case under the Arms Act and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act was registered and an investigation launched.
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