Valley News Desk

Srinagar, October 30:(GNS) A Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant associate was arrested by police in South Kashmir’s Awantipora on Friday.

An official told GNS one militant associate outfit Hizb-ul- Mujahideen was arrested who was involved in providing shelter, logistics and other support to the HM militants as well as in transporting of arms/ ammunition of the militants in Awantipora & Tral area.

The officer further said that arrested militant associate has been identified as Firdous Ahmad Dar resident of Dangerpora Noorpora Awantipora.

Incriminating material has been recovered from him which has been seized for the record purpose.

Case FIR number 153/2020 stands already registered against the said person in Police Station Awantipora under relevant sections of law, the officer added.(GNS)