Pandach Attack Solved: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday claimed to have solved the Pandach militant attack case by arresting five accused persons.

Five arrested over Pandach militant attack. Photo: Police

A police spokesman in a statement said that district Police Srinagar solved the Pandach militant attack case which took place on 20/05/2020, in which 02 BSF jawans of 37 Bn got killed.

“Police had arrested five uncategorized militants of ISJK who helped in transporting, logistics, planning and executing the attack, in case FIR no 48/2020 u/s 302, 395 IPC, sections 7/25, 7/ 27 Arms Act , sections 16, 18, 19, 23 ULAP Act of Police Station Soura,” said the spokesman.

“During further of investigation, four vehicles were detained which includes two private ambulances functioning at SKIMS, a bike and a scooter,” he said.

“Accordingly approval for the seizure of the above vehicles was sought from the DGP JKP Dilbagh Singh – IPS. Today wide no. legal GB – 15/111/2020,” he added.

The spokesman said that DGP JKP  Dilbagh Singh has accorded approval for the seizure of the above vehicles.

“Pertinent to mention here that the ambulance JK01AD0915 was used to transport the militants from Bijbehara to Pandach, Srinagar,” he said.

“Bike no JK01AH2989 and Scooty no JK01V 8288 were used to carry out the attack and escape after looting of weapons from the injured jawans,” he added.

“Ambulance JK01AF 9417 was used to transport the militants back to Bijbehara from Srinagar. Furthermore, categorized militants of ISJK involved in the attack have also been neutralized in two separate encounters at Zadibal, Srinagar and Hatigam, Bijbehara and looted weapons of BSF jawans have also been recovered,” said the spokesman.

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