Srinagar : Police on Tuesday arrested a 26-year-old youth at Lal Chowk Srinagar and said that two grenades were recovered from his possession.
A police officer identified him as Adil Farooq Bhat son of Farooq Ahmad Bhat of Khrew Pampore working as journalist in media firm CNS located at Press Colony Srinagar as English editor.
“Two live hand grenades were recovered from his bag,” he said, adding, “He is being interrogated and further investigations are underway,” the officer said.
Adil was working for Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM). His associate Zahid Nazar, who escaped from the site, had recently come out of jail; he was also arrested in an explosives-related case of Polie Station Khrew: J&K Police Sources.