“Hybrid” militant of LeT arrested in Awantipora

“Hybrid” militant of LeT arrested in Awantipora
Srinagar: Security forces arrested a “hybrid” militant of Lashkar-e-Taiba in Awantipora sub district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.

The “hybrid” terrorist, a term coined by police for the who slip back into normal lives and have no police records, was arrested at a checkpoint at Ladoo Awantipora by joint forces

“ Police alongwith security forces during naka checking at Ladoo Awantipora arrested a hybrid terrorist linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT and recovered incriminating materials including a grenade from his possession,” a police spokesman said.

He was identified as Abid Ahmad Sheikh of Satpokharen.

“During preliminary investigation, it came to fore that the arrested hybrid terrorist was in close touch with LeT commanders and was involved in transportation of arms & ammunition,” the spokesman added.

Police said a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Khrew and further investigation has been taken up.

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