Terrorist in touch with Pak handlers arrested in J&K’s Reasi | India News

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday arrested a terrorist, who was in touch with his handlers in Pakistan, from Resai and recovered arms and ammunition on his disclosure.
Reasi SSP Amit Gupta said that acting on a tip-off, police arrested Zaffar Iqbal of Bal, Angralla tehsil in Mahore from Plaasu Nallah. Upon being subjected to sustained interrogation, he confessed to his links with terror organisations.
During his questioning, the accused revealed that one of his relatives, Abdul Rashid of Ladh Tehsil in Reasi, was in Pakistan and was working with terror groups. His brother Mohd Ishaq was also a Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist and was killed in an encounter with security forces in Rajouri.
Based on Zaffar’s disclosure, a joint operation was launched in Angralla forest by teams of Reasi police, 58 Rashtriya Rifles and CRPF’s 126 Battalion, the SSP said. Arms, ammunition and explosives, including pistols, four magazines, 22 live rounds of 9 mm and one grenade, were recovered from a hideout during the operation. Cash amounting to Rs 1,81,000, meant for terror-related activities, was also recovered.
A case under the Explosives Act and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act has been registered against the accused.

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