Hybrid terrorist held along with arms & ammu in Shopian
Post by RK News on Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Srinagar, Oct 16: The Jammu and Kashmir Police along with security forces arrested a hybrid terrorist at Manihal Crossing area of Shopian district and recovered incriminating materials, arms and ammunition from his possession.
A police officer said that on Oct 16, 2023, on a specific input of terrorist movement Shopian Police, Army's 34 RR, SOG PC Imam Sahib, and 178 Bn CRPF, who established a naka and conducted patrolling in the villages of Manihal, Aloora, and DK Pora.
“During naka checking at Manihal Crossing, suspicious movement of one person coming towards naka point by foot was observed. While seeing police party and security forces, the suspect person tried to flee from the spot but alert naka party apprehended him tactfully,” he said.
The spokesman said during preliminary questioning, he was identified as Bilal Ahmad Shah son of Miraq Shah resident of Vessu Qazigund. During his search 01 Illicit Pistol, one magazine, 14 live rounds, one mobile phone and his adhar card was recovered from his possession, he said.
“During preliminary questioning when asked about possession of Illicit weapons and ammunition he revealed that he had received the same from an active terrorist in order to carry out an attack in the District Shopian,” he said.
In this regard, case FIR NO. 54/2023 under sections 7/25 IAA,18,20,23 UA(P) has been registered in PS Imam Sahib and investigation has been taken up.