Three held, arms & ammunition seized in Bandipora, claims Police

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police and Indian Armed Forces on Thursday in a joint search operation arrested three persons and seized arms & ammunition from their possession in Sumbal area of Bandipora, a police statement said.

On a specific information, Police Bandipora and 13 RR launched a cordon and search operation in the orchards of Wangipora in the Police jurisdiction of Sumbal in Bandipora district. During search operation, three accused persons identified as Altaf Ahmad Mir, Irshad Ahmad Mir and Waseem Ahmad Dar residents of Wangipora who are involved in Case FIR No. 92/2017 under section 307 RPC, 7/27 Arms Act were arrested. 02 hand grenades, 01 AK 47 magazine and 15 AK 47 rounds were seized from their possession.

Further investigation of the matter is going on, police said.

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