Jaish militant arrested in north Kashmir’s Baramulla: Army

Feb 25: Mohammad Sadiq Gujjar, 17, was arrested from Baramulla district of north Kashmir, army claimed.

Government forces on Thursday claimed to have arrested a Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Military spokesman S.D. Goswami told  from Udhampur that the army and police caught Mohammad Sadiq Gujjar, 17, who had carried out an attack three months back on an army camp in Kupwara district.

He was accompanied by three associates who were killed in the November attack.

Gujjar, son of Walid Mohammad Gujjar, was a resident of Sialkot Daska in Pakistan.

“Gujjar was part of the four fidayeen who carried out the attack on the army camp at Tanghdar on November 25,” the spokesman said.

“He has told his interrogators that he set fire to an oil depot inside the army camp and destroyed several vehicles before he was ordered by his colleagues to leave.


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