A militant associate was arrested and three pistols and four grenades along with magazines and bullets were recovered from him here, police said.

A senior police officer told GNS that a police party from Shopian and police station Safakadal Srinagar arrested the militant associate identified as Kaisar Zahoor Khan of Nawpora Safakadal. He said three pistols, six magazines, 20 pistol rounds and four grenades were recovered on his direction near a dispensary at Danamazar Ground. He said that a case has been registered and further investigations are going on.