Three held with arms, ammunition in Bandipora, claims Police

Srinagar

Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested three persons and seized arms and ammunition from them.

“Police and security forces in a joint search operation arrested three persons and seized arms & ammunition from their possession in Sumbal area of Bandipora,” a police statement said.

It added that police and 13RR of army launched a cordon and search operation after “specific inputs” in the orchards of Wangipora in the Police jurisdiction of Sumbal in Bandipora district.

“During search operation, three accused persons identified as Altaf Ahmad Mir, Irshad Ahmad Mir and Waseem Ahmad Dar – all residents of Wangipora who are involved in Case FIR No. 92/2017 under section 307 RPC, 7/27 Arms Act were arrested,” said a spokesman.

“Two hand grenades, AK 47 magazine and 15 AK 47 rounds were seized from their possession. Further investigation of the matter is going on.”

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