Driver arrested with loaded pistol on Muzaffarabad highway

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JAMMU: Police have arrested a truck driver engaged in the cross LoC trade and seized a loaded pistol from him, a Jammu based Newspaper reported on Wednesday.

According to the report,following inputs from a Central intelligence agency, Baramulla District Police on Tuesday intercepted a truck on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway and took the driver of a truck into custody. One Chinese pistol with ammunition was recovered from the driver’s possession.

Police have also launched a series of raids in South Kashmir after learning that militants have been “smuggling in arms and ammunition through the cross-LoC trade trucks from Pakistan-administered-Kashmir”.

A resident of Kulgam area, the driver is believed to have been “engaged by a formidable militant organisation for smuggling of arms and ammunition from PaK”.
 

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