Al-Badr Militant, 3 Lashkar Recruits Arrested: Indian Police

Srinagar, Sept 10: Indian police claimed that they have arrested a militant of the Pakistan based militant group, Al Badar and detained three recruits of Lashkar-e-Toiba.

A police spokesperson said that police and Indian army personnel in a joint operation arrested an Al-Badar militant Bilal Ahmad alias Abu Waqas son of Ghulamm Mohammad Teli of Tuldan Shopian, North Kashmir. He claimed that a hand grenade was recovered from the possession of the militant, who was on his way to Lolab Kupwara from Shopian.

Meanwhile, a top police officer of Doda district in Kashmir claimed that three new recruits of Pakistan based militant group Lashkar-e-Toiba were arrested by police during different raids.

He identified the arrested persons as Gulshan Ahmad Magray, Manzoor Ahmad Wani and Nisar Ahmad Parry.

“The questioning of the arrested persons is on now”, he said.

Fayaz Wani reports on life in Srinagar, Kashmir.