Srinagar : A joint operation team of the police and 26 RR arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head, on Wednesday.
The LeT militant identified as Jamal Din Gujjar, who was active for the last one year was arrested.
A press release by the police read, “Acting on reliable information about the movement of militants in general forest area of Thatri on July 24,2019, a joint operations party of District Police Doda and 26 RR launched a search operation and cordoned the forest area.”
The team also recovered one AK, one magazine, a pouch and other edible items from him.
The release added that the militant had previously been ‘seriously injured’ in an encounter with the armed forces on June 22 and has since been hiding in the forest area.