Army deserter arrested in Jammu district

Jammu: A jawan, who had deserted the Army a year ago, was arrested in Poonch district and handed over to his unit.

On specific information, a police team raided a house in Chajjla village in the district last night and arrested Army deserter Sepoy Mohmmad Lateef, police said on Saturday.

Lateef, who had deserted Army`s Sikh Light Infantry unit in March last year, was later handed over to his unit for further action as per Army rules, they said.