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Hizbul Mujahideen militant arrested in J-K

A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district on Monday.

india Updated: Mar 20, 2017 23:04 IST
A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district on Monday.
A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district on Monday.(PTI Representative Photo)

A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district on Monday.

Police said Sabzar Ahmed Mantoo was arrested from the house of Nizam-ud-Din Pogli of Kakra Chinkha village in Thakra Kote belt of the district.

A joint operation was launched by police units of Reasi and Kulgam districts after receiving an input about the presence of Mantoo in the village, a police officer said.

A resident of Dhamal Hanjipura area of Kulgam, Mantoo was a C category militant and was active in the district.

Police said he was involved in arson and looting incident of Police Station Dhamal Hanjipura in 2016 and various other cases.