Militant associate planning to purchase weapons in North Kashmir held

at 2:07 pm
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Neyaz Elahi

Kupwara (NVI): Jammu and Kashmir Police today said that it has arrested a militant associate along with cash in Kupwara district.

SSP Kupwara, Ram Ambedkar told NVI that the arrested militant supporter was planning to purchase weapon in the district. He said that arrest was made at Kaveri Naka in Kupwara.

Divulging further information, the SSP said that a Chinese grenade and Rs 3.5 lakh in cash were recovered from him.

SSP Kupwara identified the militant associate as Sahil Mushtaq Dar, a resident of Babagund Handwara.

“A case vide FIR number 333/2020 US 3/4 Explosive sub Act, 13,38, 40 ULAP Act has been registered against him at Police Station Kupwara,” he said, adding that Dar is being questioned and has revealed that he works for militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad.