Militant Associate Held in Baramulla: Police

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Srinagar: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a militant associate in Kreeri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

In a statement issued here, a police spokesperson said that a joint team of police, army’s 29RR and 176 Battalion CRPF nabbed a militant associate at a checkpoint in Kreeri area of the district this morning.

“From his possession one Chinese pistol, one pistol magazine, eight pistol rounds and a matrix sheet were recovered,” a police spokesperson said.

The arrested person has been identified as Waseem Raja alias Jaana of Takia Taapar and works as OGW/recruiter of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit, the spokesperson added.

Meanwhile, Police has filed a case (FIR no. 43/2020) under relevant sections of law in police station Kreeri and started investigation.

 

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