Srinagar: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested two youth with ammunition in Ganderbal and Anantnag districts of the Valley.
Adil Fayaz Bhat of Khiram was riding his motorcycle when he was intercepted by a police team near a naka at Karikadal, a police official said. During searches, the cops recovered 50 rounds of AK-47 from his possession.
The youth, the police official said was arrested on the spot.
A case FIR no 184/2020 under section 7/25 Arms Act and 23 ULA Act has been registered in this regard in Police Station Bijbehara.
Meanwhile, police also claimed to have arrested a youth with grenade in centralKashmir’s Ganderbal district.
Showkat Ahmad Bhat, of Urpash Ganderbal was arrested near Baderkund Nursery when he tried to evade a joint naka laid by army and police, a police spokesperson said. He said one grenade was recovered from Bhat’s possession.
The police spokesperson said that a case under FIR number 174 of 2020 under section 7/25 I.A. Act stands registered at Police Station Ganderbal in this regard.
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