A Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist was arrested near the Air Force station at Awantipura in south Kashmir on Thursday.
A joint team of police and security forces arrested the terrorist in Gulzarpora area of Awantipura.
Acting on a tip-off regarding the presence of militants in Awantipura and Pulwama areas, the police, CRPF and Army laid multiple joint pickets at different places. During checking, a militant identified as Hilal Ahmad Bhat, the resident of Renzipora was apprehended.
Arms, ammunition and other incriminating material were recovered from his possession. He had recently joined the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit and was active in the general area of Awantipura and Pulwama.