SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday claimed to have arrested three persons with arms and ammunition at Malpora Mir Bazar crossing area of Qazigund in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
A police spokesman in a statement said that on a specific input regarding the movement of militants, Kulgam Police along with 1stRR, 46Bn CRPF established a checkpoint at Malpora Mir Bazar Crossing area of Qazigund Kulgam.
“During checking a Motorcycle bearing registration No JK13D-7659 and an Alto Car bearing registration No JK13E-2492 with three persons on board were signalled to stop but they tried to flee from the spot,” said the spokesman.
He said that the search party chased and apprehended them tactfully. They have been identified as Aubaid Mushtaq son of Mushtaq Ahmad Mir, Aadil Jamal Bhat son of Mohd Jamal Bhat, and Danish Rasool Bhat son of Gh Rasool Bhat all the residents of Dadsara Tral area of Awantipora.
“During the search, huge quantity of arms and ammunitions including, 01 AK-Rifle, 01 AK-Magzine, 04 Grenade, 04 Detonators, 01 IED, 01 IED wire and 30 Pistol Rounds were recovered from their possession. Vehicles used in the commission of crime have also been seized,” he said.
“In this connection, a case vide FIR No. 243/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Qazigund. Further investigation of the case is in progress,” said a police spokesman in a statement.