J&K Police bust militant hideout in Jammu’s Reasi

at 6:08 pm
J&K Police bust militant hideout in Jammu’s Reasi

Neyaz Elahi

Reasi (NVI): Jammu and Kashmir Police today busted a militant hideout in Reasi district of Jammu and recovered arms and ammunition from a village after interrogating a man who has been arrested in this connection.

A police official said that on the basis of reliable information, a 20-year-old youth namely Yousaf Haider of Deval village of Mahore in Reasi was apprehended by a team of police.

During sustained interrogation, he disclosed that he has hidden some cache of arms and ammunition in a hideout at village Lower Angrala of Reasi district.

The official said that a joint search operation of J&K police led by Inspector Rattan Singh SHO Mahore under the supervision of SDPO Mahore Dr Khalid Ashraf and Army was launched in the area and five live grenades, 9 mm pistol along with ammunition were recovered from the hideout.

“In this connection an FIR vide number 01/2021 under section 15, 16,18, 18b ULA, 7, 27, Arms Act, 120b, 121, 121a IPC has been registered in Police Station Mahore and further investigation into the case is initiated,” the official said in a statement.

-RJV/ARK