Awantipora: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a militant associate affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in south Kashmir’s Awantipora and recovered incriminating material from his possession.

In a statement, police said: “Awantipora Police along with 50RR and 110Bn CRPF arrested one militant associate of proscribed outfit LeT. He has been identified as Junaid Altaf resident of Konibal Pampore.”

“As per police records he was involved in providing shelter, logistic and other support to the active militants in Pampore and Khrew areas of Awantipora. He has also been found in touch with the PaK militant commanders through various social media platforms,” police said.

Incriminating material of LeT has been recovered from his possession. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation, the statement added.

In this connection, a case vide FIR No. 75/2020 under the relevant section of law stands already registered in Police Station Pampore against him. Further investigation is in progress.


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