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Militant associate of The Resistance Front arrested in J&K's Baramulla

Security forces on Saturday arrested a militant associate of TRF

Jammu and Kashmir | militancy | National Security

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

J&K policemen, srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, Militant attack
File photo of security personnel in J&K (Photo: ANI)

Security forces on Saturday arrested a militant associate of The Resistance Front (TRF) and recovered incriminating material, including ammunition, from his possession in Baramulla district of

Police along with the Army and CRPF arrested a terrorist associate linked with proscribed terror outfit TRF (LeT) at Kitchama, a police spokesperson said.

He said the arrested person has been identified as Farooq Ahmad Malik, a resident of Kitchama, Baramulla.

Incriminating material, including a Chinese hand grenade, two pistol magazines and 16 live pistol rounds, were recovered from his possession, the spokesperson said.

He said Malik was in close contact with an active terrorist namely Hilal Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Shrakwara Kreeri, and was providing logistic and other material support to him.

A case has been registered and investigation has been initiated, the spokesperson added.

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First Published: Sun, October 24 2021. 08:27 IST