Srinagar May 1: Srinagar police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a "hybrid" militant with a pistol and live ammunition in Nowgam area on city outskirts.
A police spokesman said the accused identified as Shahid Gulzar of Muchwa Budgam was apprehended by Srinagar Police and 50 RR today.
"On a specific input, Srinagar Police & Army (50 RR) arrested a hybrid terrorist namely Sheikh Sahid Gulzar of Muchhwa, Badgam from Nowgam, Srinagar, " the police spokesman said.
"Incriminating material including Pistol & live ammunition was recovered from him. Case has been registered under relevant sections, " he added. Earlier in the day police claimed to have arrested another "hybrid" militant in south Kashmir's Kulgam district.