Srinagar: Police on Thursday said that it has arrested a Lashker-e-Toiba militant associate in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
In a statement to issued here on Thursday police said that during checking at Archandarhama Magam near railway crossing police intercepted one person carrying a bag with suspicious condition, stating therein further that when police party approached towards him , he tried to flee from the spot but was tactfully apprehended by police party.
The police in it’s statement further said that during search police party recovered explosive substance weighing 1.2 KG approximately and two Electronic Detonator from the bag of the above named accused. Stating that the above named accused was identified as Danish Ahmed Dar son of Mohammad Ashraf Dar resident of Check-Sari Singhpora Pattan, police in it’s statement said “preliminary investigation revealed that the arrested militant associate is involved in providing logistics and other material support to the militants in various areas of Budgam district”, adding that “the detained militant associate has been in touch with the PaK militant commanders through various social media platforms and was also in touch with LeT commanders in Kashmir”.
In the concluded para of its above referred statement police said that a case FIR Number 154/2021 under relevant sections of Explosive Substance Act was registered at Police Station Magam and investigation is underway.