Police arrests hybrid terrorist, his associate in Pulwama

May 11:`Police alongwith security forces arrested a hybrid terrorist and his associate in Pulwama & recovered arms and ammunition from his possession.

Acting on specific information, Pulwama police alongwith 50RR, 02 Para & 183BN CRPF arrested a hybrid terrorist identified as Waqar Bashir Bhat son of Bashir Ahmad Bhat & his associate identified as Shahid Ishaq Pandit son of Mohd Ishaq Pandit, both residents of Karimabad Pulwama. Incriminating material, arms & ammunition including one Pistol, one magazine alongwith ammunition were recovered from his possession.

During preliminary questioning, it surfaced that the duo were in direct contact with LeT Pakistani handler @ Ali Sajid and were tasked to carry out terror attacks and target outside labourers in the district.

Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Pulwama and investigation has been initiated.```