SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday claimed to have busted militant module in Mendhar area of Poonch in Jammu division.

Arms and ammunition recovered in Mendhar area of Poonch on Saturday, September 12, 2020. Pic: Police

A police spokesman in a statement said that on specific input joint operation comprising of Army, Mendhar police and SOG Jammu was launched to intercept the couriers of arms, ammunitions and explosives along with other subversive material.

He said that parties were deputed to intercept the couriers of these materials along with the arms, ammunitions, explosives and other material to be used in subversive activities.

“The material was supposed to be carried from forward area to hinterland for subversive activities,” said the spokesman.

“As of now 2 accused have been apprehended and arms and ammunition has been recovered from them. In this connection case FIR 217/ 2020 under relevant sections of Unlawful Activity Prevention Act has been registered at PS Mendhar,” he said.

“The details of the recovery made areas: Chinese pistol -03, Pistol magazines -06, Pistol rounds -70, Hand grenades -11, Wireless set – 01, IED -01, Batteries -02, Flags – 02, Mobile phone -01, Charger -01, Pen drive -01 and other related materials to IED,” he added.

“Further questioning is going on in this case. The consignment was sent from Pakistan Administered Kashmir,” said a police spokesman in a statement.


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