Kupwara Police arrested militant associate; Arms & ammunition recovered.
Kupwara, May 20: On the basis of specific information regarding the movement of ANEs, Kupwara Police along with 28 RR and 162 CRPF established Naka at wani dorussa , Sogam. During search/ checking one person was found in suspicious condition who on seeing the search party tried to escape from the spot but was chased and apprehended by the search party.
The apprehended person on preliminary questioning disclosed his identity as Ab Rashad Lone S/O Gulam Mustafa Lone R/O Nagam Karen Kupwara.
On his personal search Arms and Ammunitions including, 03 grenades & 58 Rounds of AK-47 were recovered from his possession.
In this context Case FIR No. 27/2021 U/s 7/25 Arms Act & 3/4 Explosive Substance Act has been registered in Police Station Sogam. Further investigation into the matter is under process.