Top Hizb terrorist among three arrested in J&K

Security forces have arrested a top Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist and two overground workers from J&K.

india Updated: Jun 12, 2006 12:43 IST

Security forces have arrested a top Hizbul Mujahideenterrorist and two over ground workers from Rajouri and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir sinceSunday night and recovered some arms, ammunitions and cash from them, officials said.

Acting on specific information, troops raided a bus stand in Rajouri and arrested a top Hizbterrorist Gulazar Ahmed, even as he was trying to escape.

Troops recovered one pistol, three magazines and four grenades from him, they said adding that he was sent to the joint interrogation centre.

Troops also arrested two over ground workers Mohmmad Farooq at Sarna area of Bhaderwah Tehsil in Doda district and Gulam Hassan from Rajdhani in Rajouri districton Sunday night.

Troops recovered one revolver and Rs 10,000, from the workers who have also been sent for interrogation, they said.

First Published: Jun 12, 2006 12:36 IST