SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday claimed to have arrested a Hybrid militant along with an associate in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
A police spokesman in a statement said that joint forces of Police, Army 46 RR, 53 Bn CRPF & 2nd Bn SSB established routine MVCP near Hilltop Cheradari.
He said that during checking the party observed the movement of two unknown persons who were coming towards Cheradari.
He added that on seeing Party the duo tried to flee from the spot. However both the individuals were tactfully apprehended, on interrogation disclosed their identities as Ashiq Hossain Lone son of Gh Nabi Lone resident of Hyder Mohalla Ushkara Baramulla and Uzair Amin Ganie son of Mohammad Amin Ganie resident of Kanthbagh Baramulla.
“On personal search 1 pistol, 1 pistol magazine, 08 live rounds of 9 mm pistol and 2 HE 36 grenades were recovered from the possession of Ashiq Hussain Lone and while 2 UBGL grenades were recovered from the possession of Uzair Amin Ganie,” said the police spokesman in a statement.
“These militants obtained these illegal arms ammunition with intent to carry out militant activities in Baramulla and its adjacent areas,” he said.
A Case under sections of Arms & UA (P) Acts stands registered in Police Station Baramulla and further investigation has been taken up, said a police spokesman in a statement.