Bandipora April 20 : Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a militant associate along with arms and ammunition in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
In a statement issued to GNS, the police said that Bandipora Police along with 14RR & 3rd Bn CRPF at a checkpoint established at Papchan intercepted a suspicious person who was travelling on a white colour Scooty towards Bandipora bearing registration No.JK 15-5762 ,who on seeing joint naka party tried to flee from the spot but the alert party apprehended him tactfully.
The police spokesman identified as Umer Ajaz @Umer Shalla son of Ajaz Ahmad Mir resident of Naberpora Bandipora.
During his personal search, one Chinese Pistol & one Chinese grenade was recovered from his scooty.
Affiliation and involvement of the arrested militant associate is being ascertained, he said.
Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bandipora and further investigation has been initiated , Some more arrests are expected in the said case along with Arms & ammunition, reads the statement.(GNS)