A self-styled commander of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit surrendered on Monday along with arms and ammunition before security forces in Doda.
Shahbaz alias Gazi surrendered before the police and Rashriya Rifle troops in Doda town in the early hours, Senior Superintendent of Police, Doda, Monohar Singh, said.
Gazi, who was active in militancy since 1998, handed over one AK rifle alongwith three magazines and 90 rounds, three wireless sets, one pouch and some other materials, Singh said.
Resident of Bharthi area in Gandoh tehsil of Doda district, Gazi was motivated by locals to surrender and join the mainstream.
Earlier, 10 militants of Harkat-ul-Mujahideen outfit, including its five commanders, surrendered before the Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on June 5.