Kupwara: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday claimed to have arrested a militant associate of Jaish-e-Mohammad in Dragmulla area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

A senior police officer said that police arrested a militant associate of JeM at a Naka along with a Chinese grenade and 35 lakh rupees.

The police officer further said that he had come from Sopore along with money to “purchase weapons”.

A case has been lodged under FIR no. 333/2020 US 3/4 Explosive sub act, 13,38, 40 ULAP act in Police Station Kupwara, the officer added.

Official sources identified the apprehended militant associate as Sahil Mushtaq, son of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar, a resident of Babgund Handwara.

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