SRINAGAR: A militant hideout was busted by army and Police in Bellow Dhargund area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.
A police spokesman in a statement said, “On a credible input, a cordon and search operation was launched by Pulwama Police, 44 RR and CRPF 182/183 Bn at Bellow Dhargund in the jurisdiction of PS Rajpora.”
“During the search in the area, the joint team busted a hideout in a shop belonging to one person identified as Nazir Ahmad Wani son of Abdul Ahad Wani resident of Bellow Dhargund,” said the spokesman.
“The joint team were able to recover incriminating materials including huge quantity of arms and ammunition from the hideout,” he said.
“Officers during the course of investigation learnt about Nazir’s involvement in providing logistic support to the militants. He also revealed that he is a Govt employee and is presently posted as Naib Tehsildar in Tehsil Pulwama,” he added.
Accordingly, Police have registered a case FIR No.39/2020 under relevant sections of law in Police Station Rajpora and initiated a further investigation into the matter, said the spokesman.