Police today achieved a major breakthrough by arresting a Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Toiba courier from city's outskirts and recovered Rs 2.4 lakh from him, a police spokesman said here.
Acting on a tip-off, special operation group of state police laid a special naka at Narwal, on the outskirts of city this afternoon, he said adding that they intercepted a vehicle carrying the suspected person but he ignored the signal and fled away.
However, police personnel chased and apprehended him after some distance and during frisking Rs 2.4 lakh were recovered from his possession, the spokesman said.
The person carrying the money was identified as Mohd Hussain, he said and added the recovered hawala money was reportedly meant for the LeT divisional commander of Doda.
Police has registered a case against him under unlawful activities prevention act and further investigations into the matter is on.