Two Hybrid Militants Arrested With Arms And Ammunition: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday claimed to have arrested two Hybrid militants in north Kashmir’s Handwara.

Two hybrid militants arrested with arms and ammunition in Handwara. Pic: Police

A police spokesman in a statement said that on August 4, 2022, joint parties of Police, Army 21 RR and 92 Bn CRPF had arrested 03 hybrid militant in Handwara and recovered arms and ammunition from them.

The spokesman said that FIR No. 213/2022 u/s 13 UAPA and 7/25 Arms Act had been registered at  Police Station Handwara and investigation was initiated.

He said that based on leads developed during the investigation, the role of two more individuals emerged in the conspiracy to carry out militancy acts, namely Aijaz Ahmad Bhat @ Hilal, S/o Khazir Mohammad Bhat, R/o Humpora and Naseer Ahmad Mir, S/o Mohd Ramzan Mir, R/o Sagipora.

He added that they have been arrested and based on their disclosure, a cache of arms and ammunition has been recovered by a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Army 21RR and 92 Bn CRPF.

“The recovery includes 02 Pistols, 04 pistol magazines and 58 pistol rounds, and 06 grenades. Further investigation in the matter is underway,” said police spokesman in a statement.

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