Srinagar: The chief of recently launched militant outfit Lashker-e-Mustafa which, according to police, is an offshoot of Jaish-e-Mohammad, was arrested by police in Jammu district on Saturday.
Quoting an unnamed senior police officer, GNS reported that Hidayatullah Malik, a resident of Shopian district, has been caught in a joint operation by Jammu Police and Anantnag Police.
The said militant is the Chief of Lashkar-e-Mustafa which is believed to be a front organisation of Jaish-e-Mohammad in Kashmir valley.
Legal proceedings have been initiated and further investigations are on, the officer said. (GNS)