Militant arrested from Wathoora, suspected to involved in Chanapora attack

Srinagar: Police has claimed to have arrested a militant who allegedly carried out attack on Chanapora Police Post in Srinagar, leading to the injuries to a policeman.

A senior Police Officer said that the arrest was made after hectic efforts by the police.

He said that the militant identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Rather, a resident of Wathoora was arrested from Wathoora area of Chadoora in Budgam.

The officer also claimed to have recovered some arms and ammunition including pistol from his him.

The attack on police post Chanapora was carried on Friday evening resulting in injuries to one policeman constable Feroz Ahmad who is now undergoing treatment at SKIMS Soura.*

Militant outfit Al-Umar Mujahideen had claimed responsibility for the attack.

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