Guerrilla caught after infiltration into Kashmir
A separatist guerrilla was arrested on Sunday after he crossed the Line of Control (LoC) into Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.Updated: Mar 16, 2014 14:16 IST
A separatist guerrilla was arrested on Sunday after he crossed the Line of Control (LoC) into Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. A defence spokesman told IANS, Muhammad Ashfaq, a guerrilla, was arrested from Digwar border village on Saturday night after he infiltrated from across the LoC, jointly guarded by the army and the state police.
One AK-47 rifle, two magazines, 59 rounds of ammunition and a improvised explosive device have been recovered from his possession, the spokesman said.
The guerrilla has been identified as a local named Muhammad Ashfaq who crossed the LoC into Pakistan side for obtaining weapons training in 2011 and now attempted his comeback to join the terrorist ranks, added the spokesman.
The spokesman said the arrested guerrilla is being handed over to police for investigations.
First Published: Mar 16, 2014 14:11 IST