Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered from vehicle in Qazigund; two arrested

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2 AK 56 riffles, 10 pistols, 9 grenades among recoveries’

Kulgam, Jun 05 : Security forces Saturday recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition from a vehicle on national highway near Qazigund area of in Kulgam district and arrested two persons.

A senior police officer told news agency, that a joint team of security forces arrested two person during random checking in Lower Munda area of Qazigund in a dumper vehicle under registration number JKO2B-0949 with arms and ammunition.

“A huge quantity of arms and ammunition was recovered from the vehicle which include 2 AK 56 rifles, 8 AK mags, 10 9mm pistols, 18 pistol mags, 90 9×19 mm ammunition and 9 Grenades,” he said, adding that two persons were arrested as well. The officer identified the arrested duo as Mehraj Ahmad Bhat and Zahid Nabi Dar, both from Sambora area of Pampore in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

A case under FIR NO 127/2021 Under section 7/25 IA Act 13, 16, 18B 19, 20, 38, 39, ULAP Act has been registered and further investigation has been taken up, official concluded

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