Jammu, May 9: The security forces apprehended a terrorist associate affiliated with the proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, said police on Monday.
He has been identified as Ajaj Ahmed Mir, a resident of Tilgam Payeen area.
Acting on a tip-off, a joint Military Vehicle Camouflage Pattern (MVCP) was established by Police, Army (29 RR), 3rdFID/15CIB and SSB 2nd Bn near Frasthar Kreeri area of Baramulla.
During checking, the officials spotted suspicious movement of one person who on seeing the security forces fled towards the nearby orchards but the alert joint party apprehended him tactfully.
Several incriminating materials, arms and ammunitions including a pistol along with magazine and nine live rounds were recovered from his possession have been recovered from his possession.
The arrested terrorist has been actively involved in providing logistical support to the banned group.
Following the apprehension, a case has been registered under UAPA and IA Act at Kreeri police station.