‘Hybrid’ JeM Militant Arrested in Handwara’s Rajwar: Police
“One Pistol with a magazine and 05 pistol rounds were recovered from his possession.”
SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday claimed to have arrested a ‘hybrid militant’ of JeM outfit in the Zachaldara Rajwar area of Handwara in the Kupwara district.
In a statement, a police spokesperson said that based on a specific input regarding the movement of militant in the Rajwar area, Handwara police along with 21 RR, and 92 Bn CRPF established a joint Naka at Sultanpora Bridge in Zachaldara Rajwar.
The statement read that while conducting a search of pedestrians and vehicles, one suspected person on seeing the naka party tried to conceal his presence and tried to flee from the spot, who was tactfully apprehended by the naka party.
It further read that on his personal search, one Pistol with a magazine and 05 pistol rounds were recovered from his possession.
“During preliminary questioning, he disclosed his name as Ubaid Bashir Wani son of Bashir Ahmed Wani of Maidanpora area of Lolab [sic].”
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The statement also added that he revealed that he has come here to carry out an attack in the area. “Being a hybrid militant of JeM organization he was working on the direction of his Pakistan handlers across the border.”
A case FIR 42/2022 has been registered under section 7/25 under Indian Arms Act in police station Handwara and investigation has been taken up, it added. (KNS)
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