Police claims arrests of LeT militant
Srinagar: Police Thursday claimed to have arrested a LeT militant from Kangan area of Ganderbal district, a police spokesman said.
He said that the militant has been identified as Zubair Shabir Bhat son of Shabir Ahmad Bhat resident of Malpora Qazigund. He was affiliated with proscribed outfit LeT and was a close associate of its commander Naveed Jutt @Hanzalla and Umar Rashid Wani @Abu Haadi.
He was wanted by law for his complicity in a series of crimes. Zubair was involved in several conspiracies of weapon snatching and other crimes including threatening of panchayat and ULB candidates in Anantnag and Kulgam districts recently, the spokesman said.
He was also involved in many crimes including case FIR number 128/2018 U/S 147, 148, 336 RPC of PS Qazigund. He was also involved in planning attacks on the security establishments in the area including attacks on local police personnel deployed for duties inside city, the spokesman added.
Huge quantity of incriminating material has been seized from Zubair. A case under relevant sections of law has been registered in the matter and further investigation is in progress. His complicity in other militant crimes is also being investigated, the spokesman added.