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Man arrested for possession of arms, ammunition in J&K's Kupwara

A man with arms and ammunition has been arrested on Monday in the Kupwara region. Meanwhile, in a joint operation by Kupwara Police and the Indian Army, the arrest was made in the Karnah area. The man who is been arrested has been identified as Mohd Shafi Sheikh and has been taken into custody. According […]

A man with arms and ammunition has been arrested on Monday in the Kupwara region.

Meanwhile, in a joint operation by Kupwara Police and the Indian Army, the arrest was made in the Karnah area. The man who is been arrested has been identified as Mohd Shafi Sheikh and has been taken into custody.

According to the Kupwara Police, a police team led by in-charge PP Taad ASI Muneer Ahmad along with local Army unit 3/8 GR conducted a search operation on specific information.

The Kupwara Police officials said, “On questioning, Shafi revealed that he concealed some arms and ammunition in a sewing machine in his house.”

Moreover, during the search 1 pistol, 2 pistol magazines, 11 pistol rounds, and 2 live grenades have been recovered by the police.

“Case under relevant law provisions has been registered against Mohd Shafi Sheikh and investigations were taken up,” said the police.

In this case, there is a possibility of more arrests, the police said.

However, further details are awaited.

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