Pulwama, 28 May 2016. In a major blow to the HM outfit Tariq Pandit, a close aide of Burhan Wani was apprehended by Army in a well coordinated swift operation today on Newa – Pinglana road of Pulwama.
Based on specific intelligence input regarding the move of a HM millitant on the Neva – Pinglana road near karimabad, Pulwama a joint mobile vehicle check post was established by Army and JKP in the morning hours of 28 May 2016. The move of terrorist was kept under constant surveillance as the terrorist closed in, he was apprehended by the team of Rashtriya Rifle battalion . Along with one 9 mm pistol , two Chinese grenades and other war like stores were recovered from the millitant. The millitant was involved in many terror related incidents in Pulwama area.
An FIR has been registered and the apprehended terrorist has been handed over to the local Police Station, Pulwama.
2015 Kashmir Despatch