Security forces on Friday arrested a Lashkar-e- Taiba LeT) Terrorists, along with arms and ammunition in south Kashmir district of Pulwama.
A police official said following specific information about the presence of Terrorists, a joint Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched by Special Operations Group (SOG) of J&K police, 55 Rashtriya Rifles and 182 battalion of CRPF in the orchards of village Nikloora in Pulwama.
He said during the operation a suspicious person was spotted and tactfully apprehended.
“Arms and ammunition, including a pistol, were recovered from him during his search,” he said, adding the arrested person has been identified as a categorised terrorists Shamim Sofi.
He said Sofi had joined LeT in July this year.