Srinagar: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested Hizbul Mujahideen militant in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
The detained militant has been identified as Arizoo Bashir, a resident of Mandoora village in Tral .
Arizoo, as per police sources, had joined militants less than a month back.
The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) South Kashmir range, S P Pani, tweeted about the arrest.
“Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorist arrested in Awantipora district,” Pani posted on his twitter handle, referring to the Awantipora police district.
The local police officials however remained tightlipped about the whole operation, giving out no details at all.