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Hizbul PTM militant arrested after returning back from PoK

Posted on Nov 15, 06:13PM | UNI

A Pakistan Trained Militant (PTM) of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) was arrested in the frontier district of Kupwara after his return from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) after more than a decade, official sources said.

Zahoor Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Shanoo, Handwara, had crossed over to PoK to receive arms training in 2001, the sources said.

He recently returned back, they said, adding during a naka checking at Chotipora, Handwara, in Kupwara, Bhat was arrested.

He was being interrogated, they added.