Recovery Made After Disclosure By Arrested Militant Associates: SSP Mendhar
Poonch, Dec 30: Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have recovered arms and ammunition from a village in Mendhar along Line of Control in a joint operation with army.
A police official, part of the operation, told GNS that two pistols, seventy pistol rounds and two grenades were recovered from bushes in village Dabbi of Balakote sector in Mendhar sub-division.
“The arms and ammunition was kept at the spot by militant handlers from Pakistan” the official said adding that “The recovery was as such made on the disclosure of three militant associates arrested on Sunday.”
SSP Poonch Ramesh Angral said that “During questioning of arrested militant associate Yaseen Khan, some vital clues on his confession were developed after which a team of police headed by Sub Divisional Police Officer Mendhar Zaheer Jafri alongwith army rushed launched an operation in the area of Dabbi and recovered a consignment of arms and ammunition kept in a polythene bag in bushes.”
“The militant outfits were eyeing to target religious places of Poonch however their nefarious designs have been foiled by army and police”, the official maintained.