Hizbul Mujahideen militant arrested in J&K

A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested by security forces in Kupwara district of north Kashmir today, a police spokesman said.

Last Updated: Oct 13, 2011, 20:58 PM IST

Srinagar: A Hizbul Mujahideen militant, who
had recently infiltrated into Kashmir Valley, was arrested by
security forces in Kupwara district of north Kashmir today, a
police spokesman said.

Abdul Majeed Bhat alias Khurshid, a resident of Harpora
village, was arrested by a joint party of police and Rashtriya
Rifles near his house in Handwara area, 80 kms from here, the
spokesman said.

He said Bhat had recently infiltrated back from
Pakistan-occupied Kashmir after 11 years.

A fake identity card and some Pakistani currency were
recovered from him, the spokesman said.

PTI