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J-K police arrest Al-Badr terrorist in Kupwara

ANI | Updated: Nov 02, 2018 23:11 IST

Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov 02 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested one member of the Al-Badr terror outfit in Handwara town of Kupwara district.
The incident took place on Thursday. Arms and ammunition were also recovered from the terrorist.
The terrorist identified as Sajjad Ahmad Dar is a resident of Rohumu in Pulwama. Dar was missing from his home since October 3, this year.
The police received special information and nabbed Dar at a check-post at Chutipora crossing. A pistol and two grenades were also recovered from him.
Deputy Inspector General (North Kashmir), Atul Kumar Goel said, "Around 2:30 pm, Handwara police arrested a person and recovered a pistol and two grenades during the search at a check post at Chutipora crossing. His identity has been established as Sajjad Ahmad Dar. He was missing from his house since October 3 and had joined Al-Badr."
A case has been registered against him at Police Station, Handwara and the investigation has been initiated.
In the last 24 hours, one terrorist was gunned down by security forces during an encounter in Handwara, while two terrorists were holed up in Sopore. (ANI)