SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested two suspects along with arms and ammunition in Narwal area of Jammu district.
A police spokesman in a statement said that acting on reliable inputs regarding the movement of militants with automatic weapons in Narwal area heading towards Srinagar, a team of SOG Jammu laid a special check-point at Narwal area at about 1730 hrs.
The spokesman in a statement said that during vehicle checking in the area, the SOG team signaled a white coloured Alto car (JK18A 9967) to stop, but it tried to escape check-point (Naka).
“Observing the suspicious movement, SOG team immediately chased the vehicle and apprehended it with two suspects onboard namely Raees Ahmad Dar, son of Ghulam Hassan Dar, resident of Churath, Qazigund and Subzar Ahmad Sheikh, son of Ghulam Ahmad Sheikh, resident of Ashmuji, Kulgam,” said the statement.
“On checking of a bag in possession of Rayees, the joint team recovered one AK series rifle, one pistol, two magazines of AK series, 60 AK-rounds and 15 pistol rounds. On this, a case vide FIR No. 359/20 under Sections 120-B, 121, 121-A, 122 of IPC, 7/25 of A.Act, 18, 20, 38 & 39 of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) 1967, was registered at Police Station Bahu Fort and investigation has been taken up,” it reads.
The statement said that Raees Ahmad Dar has a previous history of involvement in militant activities having 4 cases registered against him.
“Initial investigation reveals that he is working for TRF. The role of his associate is also being ascertained,” it reads.
“Jammu police is further investigating the case to unearth a complete network of associates providing support to militant activities,” said a police spokesman in a statement.