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 LeT terrorist held with two grenades in Bandipora: Police

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Srinagar: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested a LeT terrorist in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

“Acting on specific information regarding movement of militants in Zalwan Nursary area of Bandipora, Bandipora police along with 14 RR and 3rd Bn CRPF launched a joint CASO.During search one locally trained terrorist of LeT was apprehended. The arrested terrorist disclosed his identity as Shahid Hussain Bhat, son of Ghulam Hassan Bhat, resident of Plan Bandipora,” police said in a statement.

“On his disclosure two hand-grenades were recovered which he had kept in paddy fields near Ward No.04  Plan Bandipora,” police said.

“The arrested terrorist was in touch with terrorist of LeT in PoK and was given the task to target police/security forces in Bandipora. He was also given the task by his handlers across the border to mobilise the youth in Bandipora for recruiting them in banned terrorist organization LeT,” police statement said.

It said in this connection a case (FIR No. 168/2022) was registered in Police Station Bandipora and further investigation has been taken up.

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