Abid Hussain Wani
Doda, July 24: Doda Police and Army achieved a major success by arresting one militant of LeT outfit along with arms and ammunition from Phagsoo Forest in the jurisdiction of Police station Thathri of district Doda today.
He has been identified as Jamal Din Gujjar S/o Khair Din R/o Pathna Keshwan Kishtwar.
Reports said that acting on reliable information about the presence /movement of Militants in general forest area of Thathri, today on 24th of July, 2019, a joint operations party of District Police Doda in association with 26 RR launched search operation and cordoned the forest area falling in the jurisdiction of Police station Thathri. The area was cordoned off and during search, one militant of LeT outfit namely Jamal Din Gujjar S/o Khair Din R/o Pathna Keshwan Kishtwar who was active for the last one year, was arrested from Phagsoo forest in the jurisdiction of Police station Thathri. During cordon and search , 01 AK Rifle, 01 Magazine of AK, 01 Pouch and other edible items were recovered from the arrested militant. He was carrying a reward of 05 lacs.
Jamal Din was earlier injured in an encounter which had taken place in Sarawan forest in Kishtwar on 22-06-2019 in an encounter with SOG of District Kishtwar and since then he was hiding in the area.q