Youth held in connection with ‘drone-dropped’ AK-47 rifle in J&K

 Police on Tuesday arrested a youth from south Kashmir’s Anantnag district in connection with the recovery of an AK-47 rifle, a night vision and three magazines allegedly dropped by a drone at Phallian Mandal in Jammu on October 2.

The youth identified as Irfan Ahmed Bhat, son of Farooq Ahmed Bhat of Ananatag has been arrested from the south Kashmir district, news agency GNS reported while quoting SSP Jammu Chandan Kohli.

The SSP Jammu said the youth was “in touch with his Pakistani handler” and is affiliated with Lashker-e-Toba militant outfit.

He said that a case stands lodged in police station Satwari Jammu in this rehard.