Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday arrested Hidayatullah Malik, chief of terror organisation Lashkar-e-Mustafa.
According to Jammu Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shridhar Patil, Malik is a categorized terrorist from Shopian district. He was arrested near Kunjwaniu in Jammu.
“Hidayatullah Malik, a categorised terrorist, has been arrested near Kunjwani in Jammu. A pistol and a grenade have been recovered from his possession. When we went to arrest him, he attacked the police party,” he told reporters.
The SSP added the terror organization Lashkar-e-Mustafa is an offshoot of Jaish-e-Mohammad in Kashmir valley.