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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
Hizbul Mujahideen militant,Jammu and Kashmir,Reasi district
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.

First Published: Mar 20, 2017 23:04 IST