23-Apr-2024  Srinagar booked.net

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One Arrested With Pistol At Kupwara Checkpoint

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Kupwara: The Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested one person at a checkpoint on Gundimacher Bridge, seizing ammunition from his bag in north Kashmir’s Kupwara on Thursday, as confirmed by officials. 
 
The accused has been identified as Rafeeq Ahmad Ganie from Lalpora. 
 
According to authorities, during checking, a suspicious movement of one person carrying a white colored bag who was coming from Lalpora towards Gundmacher was observed. 
 
Subsequently, Sopore Police along with military and CRPF, apprehended him and a case FIR No. 03/2024 U/S 7/25 A Act, 13,18, 23, 39 ULA (P) has been registered in Police Station Lalpora, the official added. 
 
“Ammunition material from his bag such as, a pistol, pistol magazine, 10 rounds, two hand grenades were recovered,” he further added. 
 

Further investigation is going on, he added.