J&K: 2 arms, ammunition suppliers of Hizbul Mujahideen held in Kathua

DN Bureau

The police seized a truck and arrested two arms and ammunition suppliers of terrorist organisation Hizbul Mujahideen from here on Monday.

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Kathua: The police seized a truck and arrested two arms and ammunition suppliers of terrorist organisation Hizbul Mujahideen from here on Monday.

A cash amount of Rs 71,000 was also seized from the arrested individuals. The accused have been identified as Nissar Ahmed and Aaqib.

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Superintendent of Police Kathua, Sridhar Patil said, "On receiving the information, a checkpoint was laid down by Police party of Police Station Lakhanpur. The truck was coming from Punjab. Both the accused are from Pulwama's Awantipora district.

A case under relevant sections of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) has been registered and further investigation is underway.

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On Thursday, three terrorists were gunned down in a joint operation launched by the police and security forces in Awantipora's Tral. (ANI)

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