Jammu & Kashmir

Youth held with arms, ammo in Baramulla: Police

Srinagar jail. [FPk File Photo/ Vikar Syed]

Baramulla: A man was arrested along with arms and ammunition during a cordon and search operation in Kreeri village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

An official said that following specific inputs a cordon and search was launched in Nowpura Jagir village of Kreeri by a joint team of forces including police, 52 Rashtriya Rifles and 2nd Bn SSB.

He said that during the operation, a man, who tried to evade the CASO, was apprehended along with a pistol, magazine and 3 live rounds.

He has been identified as Mohammed Sadiq Lone son of Mohammed Ramzan Lone of Nowpora Jagir.

The official said that a case under Indian Arms Act & ULA (P) Act has been registered in police station Kreeri and further investigation has been taken up. (KNO)

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