A top Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist has been arrested in Village Arizal of Budgam in Kashmir by a joint party of J&K Police, Indian Army and the CRPF. The arrested terrorist is identified as Zahoor Wani. The hideout was found 200 to 300 metres away from his house. Arms and Ammunition also recovered.
One hideout busted in Arizal Khansaib,Budgam & a top Over Groud Wirker of LeT, namely Zahoor Wani was arrested. Arms and ammunition recovered from his possession.— J&K Police (@JmuKmrPolice) May 16, 2020
More arrests and recoveries are expected. Case registered. pic.twitter.com/sFMfVft7Dh
Terrorist Hideout destroyed by security forces. Terrorist Zahoor wani had built his hideout 200-300 meters from his house.
Terrorist Zahoor Wani is said to be a close associate of Yusuf Qantroo , another terrorist of Lashkar. According to the information, Zahoor used to provide facilities like accommodation and transport to the LeT team of Yusuf Qantroo. Yusuf is mainly active in Budgam and Baramulla areas.
The anti-terrorism operation, on Saturday, in Budgam was jointly conducted by the Jammu & Kashmir police, Indian Army’s 53 Rashtriya Rifles counter-insurgency unit and 153 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Battalion.