Police today claimed to have arrested one militant in Baramulla. In statement Poloce said that based on a specific information that one over ground militant of Ansar Gazwatul Hind (AGH) namely Irfan Ahmad Ganaie S/O Muhammad Ramzan Ganaie R/O Hajam Mohalalh, Rathsuna Tral is on way to Uri area to undertake some militant action, multiple Naka points/Motor Vehicle Checking Points (MVCPs) were established by Police abs Security Forces in the area and the individual was apprehended carrying a live Hand Grenade in Sheeri area on Baramulla-Uri road.
His mobile phone was also seized. Preliminary investigation into the matter reveals his affiliation with militant outfit Gazwat-ul-Hind and in conspiracy with other militants of the outfit he was planning to carry out militant actions in the Uri area. Case FIR No 39/2018 under provisions of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act has been registered in Police Station Sheeri. Further investigation into the matter is going on.