Jammu- Police have recovered a cache of arms and ammunition during a search operation from a forest area in Ramban district of Jammu region, officials said on Wednesday.
“During the intervening night, an information was received through reliable sources regarding presence of caché of ammunition and related material in Sumber area of District Ramban,” said a police official said, adding that acting swiftly on this, a special team was constituted which was lead by Inspector Sampaul Gill SHO Dharamkund, under the supervision of Nihar Ranjan SDPO Gool.”
Searches continued in the dense jungles for the entire night and finally after strenuous efforts, 179 ammunition (including AK-47 132 Nos., 7.65 mm 21 Nos., 303 mm 14 Nos., Chineese Pistol Rounds 12 Nos.), two magazines, one Wireless Set, one Binacular and two UBGL grenades with one UBGL Rod/Tube were recovered.
The entire operation was carried out under the overall supervision of Mohita Sharma, IPS SSP Ramban, they said.
“An investigation into the matter has started.”
Be Part of Quality Journalism
Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.