Forces arrest top LeT commander
Srinagar: A top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Nadeem Abrar, who was involved in several attacks on security forces and civilians in Kashmir, was arrested on Monday, officials said.
“Top LeT commander Nadeem Abrar arrested. He was involved in several killings. Big success for us,” IGP Kashmir zone Vijay Kumar said in a tweet.
While Kumar did not give any details about the arrest, sources said security forces arrested Abrar and another suspect at a checkpoint at Parimpora on the outskirts of the city.
The security forces recovered a pistol and a grenade from the possession of the duo.
According to police, Abrar was involved in the killing of three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel at Lawaypora earlier this year.
Police sources said that Abrar was travelling an Alto vehicle bearing number JK 05E 5646 along with another militant and the operation was carried out by the joint teams of Srinagar police and Cargo at National Highway Crossing Primpora.