Srinagar: Police on Saturday arrested two non-locals along with a country made pistol (Katta) at Jawhar Tunnel in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
Quoting an unnamed senior police officer, GNS reported that Kulgam police intercepted a vehicle with registration number (JK 04 9750) near Jawahar Tunnel.
“During searches of the vehicle, one Pistol (Katta) along with 16 rounds were recovered.”, the officer said.
The police officer further said “that the duo might have come with the intention of some criminal act and ruled out any militancy angle.”
The officer identified the arrested persons as Mohd Danish Sadeeqi Son of Mohd Shamshad Sadeeqi resident of Bijnor UP and Naushad Son of Mohd Younis resident of Bijnor UP.
Both the persons are working in a bakery shop at Soura Srinagar. Further questioning of suspects continue, the officer added. (GNS)