Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday claimed to have arrested a militant of Jaish-e-Muhammad militant outfit in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district and recovered explosive material from his possession.
A police spokesman said the huge cache of incriminating material, including explosives, recovered from his possession were intended for militant strikes.
“Acting on specific input, police in Anantnag arrested one Muzamil Ahmad Dar aged 22 years son of Fayaz Ahmad Dar resident of Bargam Tral and recovered explosive materials. In this connection case under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Bijbehara,” he said.
“During the course of investigation, huge cache of ammunition was recovered on his disclosure which includes IED, Chinese Grenade, Hand grenades, Detonators, Mobile phones, Battery 12-Volt, Safety fuse wire, Cordex wire, Safety Fuse, Black Explosive, White Explosive, Circuit wire etc.”
The accused, he said, was in touch with other militants of JeM. “They were planning future attacks,” he said.