Srinagar: Police on Thursday arrested a newly recruited militant from Neehama area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir.
Reports said that following a tip-off, a police party during a raid apprehended the militant at Neehama village.
Confirming it, a police officer identified the arrested militant as Shakir Ahmad Alie son of Mushtaq Ahmad Alie, a resident of DH Pora, Kulgam. “Some arms and ammunition were recovered from the arrested person,” he said.
A case in this connection has been filed and further investigations initiated.
Alie, according to police had joined militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen on April 14. (GNS)