Jaish-e-Muhammad operative arrested in Kashmir

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 18:08

Srinagar: A Jaish-e-Muhammad operative, who was assigned a key role by the outfit to revive militancy in Kashmir`s Baramulla district, was arrested on Sunday, a police spokesman said here.

Javaid Ahmad Dar was arrested after police and army, acting on a specific information, launched a joint operation in Baramulla district, he said.

With the arrest of Dar, a member of a Jaish module, the security forces had thwarted the designs of the outfit to revive its operations in Baramulla, the spokesman said.
Dar was assigned an important role by outfit`s "local commanders" to revive militancy in and around Baramulla, he said.
Some arms and ammunition were recovered from him, the spokesman said.

PTI

First Published: Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 18:08

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