Srinagar, May 20 (IANS) Security forces arrested a top militant associate and three over-ground workers (OGWs) during a cordon and search operation in the Budgam district of J&K, on Wednesday.
The security forces, including the Rashtriya Rifles and the police, busted a module of the LeT during a cordon and search operation at the Budran village of the Magam area in the district.
The operation was launched on the basis of specific input. "We arrested a top militant associate identified as Muzaffar Ahmad Dar and three OGWs -- Mudasir Lone, Younis Waza and Nazir Sheikh," the police said.
A pistol, grenade and incriminating material were recovered from them, the police added.
The group was active in the area for some months and was responsible for providing logistic support to terrorists, the police said.