Pak-trained Hizb militant arrested

A Pakistan-trained Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir`s Doda district on Wednesday, police said.

Updated: May 16, 2012, 23:51 PM IST

Jammu: A Pakistan-trained Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir`s Doda district on Wednesday, police said.

Tanveer Ahmed, who had crossed over to Pakistan for arms training in 2002, was arrested in Nalwa area, they said.

A chinese pistol with 30 rounds, a wireless set, a satellite phone and two hand grenades were recovered from his possession.

During interrogation, Ahmed revealed he had crossed over to Pakistan in 2002 via Poonch sector after joining the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit, police said.

He was imparted arms training in Pakistan and PoK, he told his interrogators.

The militant had returned to Doda with an aim to revivie terror activities in the region, police said.

PTI