Man tasked with receiving air-dropped weapons arrested in Jammu and Kashmir | India News – Times of India

JAMMU: Jammu & Kashmir Police on Tuesday arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative, who was tasked with receiving the consignment of weapons air-dropped on the outskirts of Jammu on October 2 by his Pakistan-based handlers.
Sharing details, additional director general of police (ADGP), Jammu zone, Mukesh Singh said, “One Irfan Ahmed Bhat, a resident of Verinag in Anantnag, was arrested in Phallian Mandal in connection with air-dropping of weapons in Jammu as he was the receiver of the consignment. He has been arrested under relevant sections of Arms Act and other laws.”
Singh claimed Bhat has confessed that he was in touch with his handlers across the border. “Bhat had come from Verinag to receive the consignment, which included one AK-47 rifle, three magazines, 30 rounds of ammunition and one night vision device,” the ADGP said.

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