Arms And Ammunition Recovered From Hideout: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday said six sticky bombs along with other arms and ammunition were recovered from a hideout busted in the Rajouri district.

The development comes after Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Talib Hussain Shah, along with his associate Faisal Ahmad Dar, was overpowered by locals and handed over to the police in a remote village in the Reasi district on Sunday.

According to an official, Shah revealed the presence of a hideout in his Draj village of Rajouri during questioning and accordingly a raid was carried out and the hideout was busted.

The search of the hideout led to the recovery of six sticky bombs, a pistol, three pistol magazines, 19 pistol rounds, an Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL), three UBGL grenades, 75 rounds of AK assault rifle and one IED remote with antenna, the official said.

Shah and his Kashmiri accomplice Dar were arrested from Tuksan Dhok after they were tactfully disarmed by local residents with Lt Governor Manoj Sinha and Director General of Police Dilbag Singh lauding their courage and announcing cash rewards for them.

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