Srinagar: Police have arrested a man during a cordon and search operation in Zandpal area of Tangmarg and claimed to recover a grenade from his possession.
A police spokesman said that a cordon and search operation was launched jointly by police, army, and CRPF in Zandpal and adjoining areas.
Police said, during the operation, suspicious movement of a person was observed and the person tried to flee on being challenged.
He was “apprehended and on his possession one live grenade was recovered”.
The spokesman identified the man as Firdous Khan, son of Ghulam Mohiudin Khan resident of Zandpal, “who is active millitant of LeT”.