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Terror associate of LeT/TRF outfit arrested in Baramulla, arms and ammunition recovered

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Srinagar: Baramulla police, along with the Indian Army’s 46 RR, arrested a terror associate linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT/TRF and recovered incriminating materials, arms and ammunition from his possession at Eco Park Crossing, Baramulla.

Acting on a specific input about terrorist movement in the Eco Park Crossing area, a joint patrol was conducted by Baramulla Police and the Indian Army’s 46 RR. During the patrol, a suspicious person was observed approaching the team on foot. When the suspect saw the police and security forces, he attempted to flee but was swiftly apprehended by the alert patrol team.

Preliminary questioning identified the suspect as Shakir Ahmad Lone, son of Abdul Rashid, a resident of Dangerpora Sheeri. From his personal search and disclosure, following recoveries have been made – 1 pistol, 1 magazine, 8 pistol rounds and 3 hand grenades.

The accused also revealed that he is in touch with a Pakistan based terror handler and was planning to carry out a terrorist attack in Baramulla town. A case under sections UA (P) and the Arms Act has been registered at PS Baramulla, and an investigation is underway.
Aadil Akbar
Aadil Akbar
Special Correspondent (Jammu and Kashmir) - The author is a young journalist working in the field since the past 6 years. He has covered politics and human interest stories including war-like situation the Kashmir valley.



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