Al-Badr militant associate arrested in Pulwama, says police

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested an associate of Al-Badr militant outfit at Bandzoo area of Pulwama district and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession.

According to press release, police in Pulwama along with Army (55RR) and CRPF (182/183 BN) at a joint checkpoint established at Bandzoo Crossing arrested one active militant associate linked with proscribed militant outfit Al-Badr and recovered incriminating materials, arms/ammunition including a Pistol from his possession.

He has been identified as Yawar Bashir Dar son of Bashir Ahmad resident of Arigam Pulwama.

In this regard, a Case vide FIR No. 358/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Pulwama and further investigation is in progress, reads the press release. — (KIMS)