Arms And Ammunition Recovered From House In North Kashmir: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday claimed to have recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from a house in Karnah area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

A police spokesman in a statement said that based on a specific information regarding possession of illegal arms and ammunition concealed by one Rafaqat Hussain Shah son of Syed Akbar Shah resident of Panjtaran Karnah in his house, a joint search operation was launched by Police Kupwara and 6-JAKRIF.

“During search operation a pistol and other ammunition were recovered from the said house,” said the spokesman.

“The recoveries includes one Pistol, 02 Pistol Magazines, 16 Pistol ammunition , 02 Hand Granades, and 02 Detonators. However taking advantage of the darkness the accused managed to escape,” he said.

He added that a manhunt has been launched to arrest him.

“Case under relevant sections of law has been registered, investigation taken up,” said police spokesman in a statement.

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