Pampore: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested a newly recruited militant of the Lashkar e Toiba outfit in Pampore area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
A statement issued by police said that it along with 50 RR and 185 battalion of the CRPF arrested one Faisal Ahmad Dar, a resident of Khankah Bagh Pampore near Konibal crossing in the area.
Dar had gone missing on September 11 to join LeT and was active in Anantnag and Pulwama districts, a senior police officer told Kashmir Reader.
In a purported audio uploaded by Dar on social media on September 13, he had announced to have signed up as a militant and asked his parents not to search for him.
Police said that “incriminating material” associated with LeT has been recovered from Dar’s possession.
A case under relevant section of law has also been registered at Police Station Pampore.