Recovery on the disclosure of militant associates arrested on Sunday : SSP
Poonch: The Jammu and Kashmir police and army have recovered two pistols, seventy pistol rounds and two grenades kept in bushes on LoC in Dabbi village of Balakote sector in Mendhar sub division.
The arms and ammunition was kept there by militant handlers from Pakistan and have been recovered 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.
” Two pistols, seventy bullets and two grenades have been recovered so far and more searches are going on.” SSP Poonch Ramesh Angral added.
He further said that militant outfits wrre trying to target religious places of Poonch but their nefarious designs have been foiled by army and police.