JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir police on Sunday arrested a militant, affiliated with The Resistance Front (TRF), the frontal organization of Lashkar-e-Taiba from Jammu Tawi Railway Station.
As per police spokesperson, SOG Jammu laid special nakas at different locations of Jammu city on basis of credible inputs about the movement of Kashmir based militant to Jammu.
During checking near railway station Jammu, one scooty driver dropped a pillion at some distances about 50-60 metres behind naka point and fled away, he said in a statement.
Spokesperson said that pillion started moving fast towards nearby-lane and was carrying a blue/black bag on his back.
On this suspicious movement, police party chased him and he was overpowered at some distance.
On preliminary questioning, he disclosed his identity as Sheikh Sunain Yousuf @Raja @Sultan resident of Gadapora, Shopian.
During search, one pistol loaded with seven cartridges was recovered. He was put under sustained questioning on the spot by officers/officials of SOG Jammu.
He disclosed that he is an active militant of TRF and he had come to Jammu for a specific task, which was not yet conveyed to him by his handlers.
He had come to Jammu on directions of handler Ahmed khalid @ [email protected], Pakistan administered Jammu and Kashmir an active handler of TRF outfit.
He was also in touch with valley based handlers and with the handlers sitting across, through telegram and signal app.
The questioning of the arrested militant is going on.
A hunt has been launched to nab two of his associates who provided support to him for reconnaissance. It is also believed that links of Jammu based handlers/OGWs will also come to the fore.
In this regard, a case under FIR number 315/21 under section 20,23,38,39 UAP Act 7/25Arms Act stands registered in Police Station Bahu Fort (Trikuta Nagar). Further investigation of the case is going on.
Earlier, on August 3 two suspected militants military fatigues fled from a barber’s shop in Jammu after a person asked them to show their identity cards.
The incident took place at the Mangal Market near the Jammu railway station and created fear among people–(KNO)