Srinagar : Today, on a specific input, Baramulla Police with the assistance of Security forces (54 CRPF and 29RR) arrested one local, Pakistan Trained militant at Chinar Colony Patten in north Kashmir district of Baramulla.
A police spokesman said a joint operation was launched early in the morning by 29 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), 54 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police at Chinar colony Pattan.
He said during the operation, a PTM of HM identified as Nissar Ahmad Rather alias Abu Kamal, a resident of Budrinath Pulwama was arrested without any resistance.
One Chinese pistol with a magzine and five rounds and two Chinese hand grenades were recovered from him.
Rather had crossed over to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (POK) and returned recently after receiving arms training there.
The militant was active in Beerwah, Pakherpora, Kreeri and Pattan area, he said adding the arrest was a major success for security forces.
A day before, a PTM of HM was arrested from Sopore area in the district.