Police arrests an active terrorist in Awantipora; Arms and Ammunition recovered*

September 09:`Awantipora Police along with security forces arrested an active terrorist of proscribed terror outfit HM and recovered incriminating materials including arms & ammunition from his possession.

On specific input regarding movement of terrorists, Police, 50RR and 185Bn CRPF launched a joint cordon and search operation in Androosa Khrew area of Awantipora. During the search operation, joint forces observed some suspicious movement in the orchard area where a suspected person was trying to escape but was tactfully apprehended by the joint parties.

He has been identified as Shahid Ahmed Khanday son of Abdul Rashid Khanday resident of Mandakpal, Khrew. During his personal search, incriminating material including arms & ammunition were recovered from his possession. As per police records, he was an active terrorist and affiliated with proscribed terror outfit HM.

In this regard, Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law at Police Station Khrew and further investigation has been initiated.```