Al badr militant arrested in Handwara
Kupwara: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested an affiliate of Al Badr militant outfit in Handwara.
According to police on specific information a joint Nakka of Police/Army/92 CRPF was laid at Chutipora crossing at 1430 hrs. During checking a suspicious person was intercepted. On his search a pistol and 2 grenades were recovered.
“The person was identified as Sajjad Ahmad Dar s/o Abdul Hamid Dar r/o Rohumu Pulwama. Sajjad had been missing from his home since 03/10/2018 and a report to the effect had been lodged in Police Station Rajpora, District Pulwama. Sajjad has recently joined the terrorist organisation Al Badr, ” Police said.