Three Militant Associates Arrested: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested three over-ground workers (OGWs) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Three militant associates arrested in Kupwara

A police spokesman in a statement said that based on specific information, an OGW module is working for militant organisations operating in the Valley and is involved in smuggling of arms and ammunition from across the LoC to be made available to the militants, a police team of Karnah Police Station led by its SHO Mudasir Ahmed under the supervision of DySP Syed Majeed arrested the trio from different localities of the area.

“According to the police, the trio has been identified as Mohd Amir son of Mohd Shakoor Kalas, Nisar Ahmad son of Manzoor Kalas residents of  Hajitra Karnah and Kafeel Ahmad son of Late Abdul Rehman Bhat a resident of Sudhpora Karnah,” said the spokesman.

“Upon their confession, police said one Chinese pistol along with a magazine and 14 live cartridges have been recovered,” he said.

“Case FIR No. 32/2022 under sections 7/25 IA Act, 13,18,23,39 UA(P) Act has been registered and investigation taken up,” said a police spokesman in a statement said.

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