Wanted Hizbul Mujahideen militant arrested

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 14:10

Srinagar: A wanted Hizbul Mujahideen
militant Mudassir Nazir Lone was on Wednesday arrested from the
Batamaloo area here, police said.

Lone, wanted in several cases, was arrested from
Batamaloo bus stand by the sleuths of Special Operations
Groups (SOG) of local police, they said.

The militant was also an accused in a contractor
killing case.

Last week, police had arrested six militants of the HM
outfit in connection with attempting to revive the group in
north Kashmir`s Baramulla district," officials said.

With these arrests, police claimed to have solved the
killing of the contractor.

Contractor Nazir Ahmed Lone was murdered over business
rivalry by the militants, who were paid money by Abdul Hamid.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 14:10

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