Militant arrested along with arms and ammunition in Budgam: Police

Militant arrested along with arms and ammunition in Budgam: Police
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A militant was arrested along with arms and ammunition inQazipora area of central Kashmir's Budgam district on Wednesday, police said.

In a statement issued late last night, a police spokesmansaid that Budgam police arrested a militant following a credible input fromQazipora area.

The militant, identified as Showkat Ahmad Tantary, is aresident of Warpora D.H Pora Kulgam in south Kashmir, he said, adding that themilitant was carrying arms & ammunition.

"As per the police records, he was affiliated withproscribed outfit HM. Police has registered a case FIR No. 137/2019 underrelevant sections of law at PS Chadoora in the matter," said the spokesman.

"Incriminating materials including arms & ammunitionrecovered from his possession has been taken into case records for the purposeof investigation and probe his complicity in other crimes. Furtherinvestigation in the matter is going on."

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