Man arrested in Kupwara; arms, ammo recovered: Police

KUPWARA — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday said that they have arrested a man in Kupwara district in North Kashmir and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession.

The arrested man has been identified as Mohammed Azam Daniyal, son of Mohd Tehseen Daniyal, a resident of Dhani Karnah in Kupwara district.

Police in a statement said, Kupwara Police and Army arrested him when an a specific information was generated by local police that the individual is involved in smuggling of arms, ammunition and narcotics from across the border.

The statement said that the individual after registration of case was picked up and interrogated during the preceding night and on his disclosure 01 Pistol, 02 Pistol Magazines & 43 Pistol rounds were recovered from the lawns of his house which he had kept buried under the soil.

A case under relevant sections of Law has been registered and investigations taken up with more recoveries and arrests are expected in the case, reads the statement. — (KIMS)