Kupwara: Police on Monday said that it arrested a militant associate of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in Dragmulla area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
He was arrested during a Naka (trap) along with a chinese grenade and Rs.3.5 lac, said a police officer.
He had come from Sopore along with cash to purchase weapons, he added.
A case has been lodged under FIR No. 333/2020 US 3/4 Explosive sub act, 13,38, 40 ULAP Act in Police Station.
He identified the apprehended militant associate as Sahil Mushtaq son of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar, resident of Babgund Handwara.