J&K: 3 JeM terrorists held with six AK-56, AK-47 rifles

DN Bureau

Police on Thursday arrested three Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists and recovered four AK-56, and two AK-47 rifles, six magazines and 180 live cartridges from their possession.

Truck seized by Jammu and Kashmir police in Kathua
Truck seized by Jammu and Kashmir police in Kathua

Kathua: Police on Thursday arrested three Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists and recovered four AK-56, and two AK-47 rifles, six magazines and 180 live cartridges from their possession.

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"Based on credible information, we conducted a search. We seized a truck which was on way to Kashmir from Punjab. Three JeM terrorists have been arrested. Four AK-56, and two AK-47 rifles, six magazines, and 180 live rounds have been recovered along with Rs 11,000 cash from them," said Sridhar Patil, Superintendent of Police, Kathua.

Patil said that there is a module under which the JeM terror outfit supplies arms and ammunition to the terrorists operating in Kashmir valley.

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"However, this will be too early to say if these arms and ammunitions were a part of any terror design. We are investigating the matter," added Patil.

Three JeM terrorists are being further interrogated. Police said a case has been registered under relevant sections of law. (ANI)

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