A suspected Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Sunday, a senior police officer said.

Sajjad Ali, a resident of Wuyan village, was arrested following specific information from Awantipora, 32 kms from here, Superintendent of Police B.A. Khan said.

A pistol and its magazine, eight rounds and two hand grenades were recovered from the possession of the militant who had crossed over to Pakistan for arms training in 2003, he claimed.