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Hizbul militant apprehended in Pulwama

Last Updated: Friday, October 21, 2011 - 19:47

Srinagar: Security forces have apprehended a
Hizbul Mujahideen militant during a cordon and search operation in a village of south Kashmir`s Pulwama district.

Abdul Gani Deedad alias Abu Salfi was apprehended last night from Aditrag village of Keller area in Pulwama, a police spokesman said today.
The spokesman said security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in the village following a tip-off about
the presence of the militant.
Deedad was active in the area since the last three
months. He was involved in a number of extortion cases as well
as in the killing of Irshad Ahmed Kohli last month, the
spokesman said.

PTI

First Published: Friday, October 21, 2011 - 19:47
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