LeT militant arrested in south Kashmir's Anantnag: police

"Incriminating materials and a pistol was recovered from his possession," police said.
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Srinagar Feb 27: Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a militant of the LeT outfit and recovered a pistol from his possession in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.

Police in a statement said that Shahid Thoker, son of Mohd Iqbal Thoker, a resident of Nossipora Keegam Shopian was apprehended at a checkpoint.

"Incriminating materials and a pistol was recovered from his possession," police said.

"As per police records, the arrested terrorist is a categorized terrorist as he had recently joined the terror folds of proscribed terror outfit LeT, " it added.

A case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation into the matter is in progress.

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