A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday, police said.
A cordon and search operation was launched in Zandpal and adjoining areas in Tangmarg area of the north Kashmir district, a police spokesperson said.
During the search, a person was spotted moving suspiciously in Zandpal. On being challenged, he tried to flee, the spokesperson said.
However, he was apprehended and a live grenade was recovered from his possession, he added.
The apprehended person disclosed his name as Firdous Khan, a resident of Zandpal. He is an active militant of the LeT, the spokesperson said.
A case has been registered and investigation is underway, he said.