Kashmiri youth carrying 8 grenades arrested in Jammu, Claims Police


Police on Monday claimed to have arrested a youth and recovered cash and 8 grenades from him.

 A police official said that after receiving inputs from Intelligence Agencies, they intercepted a bus in Gandhi Nagar area in Jammu on Sunday night and arrested a youth from Kashmir who was carrying eight hand grenades.

The youth was identified as Irfan Ahmed Wani, a resident of Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. Eight live hand grenades and Rs 60,000 cash were recovered from his possession, said the police official.

In view of the arrest, a high alert has been sounded in Jammu. The militant is being put through sustained interrogation to ascertain about the plans and his contacts in the city and its outskirts, police said. (CNS).

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