Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested two suspects along with arms and ammunition in Narwal area of Jammu district.
In a statement, police said that based on a reliable input regarding movement of militants with automatic weapons in Narwal area heading towards Srinagar, a team of SOG Jammu laid a special check-point at Narwal area at about 1730 hrs. During vehicle checking in the area, the team signaled a white coloured Alto car (JK18A 9967) to stop but it tried to escape the check-point (Naka).
Observing the suspicious movement, the SOG team immediately chased the vehicle and apprehended it with two suspects onboard namely Raees Ahmad Dar, son of Ghulam Hassan Dar, a resident of Churath Qazigund, and Subzar Ahmad Sheikh, son of Ghulam Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Ashmuji Kulgam.
The statement further stated that on checking of a bag in possession of Rayees, the joint team recovered one AK series rifle, one pistol, two magazines of AK series, 60 AK-rounds and 15 pistol rounds.
“A case vide FIR No. 359/20 under Sections 120-B, 121, 121-A, 122 of IPC, 7/25 of Arms Act, 18, 20, 38 & 39 of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) 1967, was registered at Police Station Bahu Fort and investigation has been taken up,” reads the statement. (GNS)