Hardline Hurriyat Conference activist arrested in Anantnag

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 00:41

Srinagar: An activist of the hardline
Hurriyat Conference was arrested from south Kashmir`s Anantnag
district and an AK rifle recovered on the basis of his
interrogation, a police spokesman said on Monday.

"During the intervening night, police along with
troops of Nine Rashtriya Rifles of the Army and 96 Battalion
CRPF arrested Mohammad Younis Bhat and recovered one AK-47 on
his disclosure," he said.

He said Bhat is an active member of Hurriyat headed by
Syed Ali Shah Geelani and was involved in fomenting unrest
last year.

A fresh case has been registered against Bhat in
Achabal Police station.

He was arrested earlier also in another case under
relevant section of the Illegal Arms Act.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 00:41

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