LeT militant arrested

A self-styled district commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba, who was involved in several attacks on security forces, was arrested from north Kashmir`s Baramulla district, officials said.

Updated: Apr 02, 2011, 12:34 PM IST

Srinagar: A self-styled district commander
of Lashkar-e-Toiba, who was involved in several attacks on
security forces, was arrested from north Kashmir`s Baramulla
district, officials said on Saturday.

On a tip off, security forces arrested Mohammad Shafi
Dar alas Ukasha from Ningli forests of Sopore in Baramulla
district, 65 kms from here, yesterday.
An AK rifle, three magazines and some explosives were
recovered from the possession of the LeT commander, they said.
The arrest of Dar is considered as a major
breakthrough by security forces as he was involved in several
attacks on security forces, politicians and civilians in
Sopore area.

PTI