KULGAM POLICE ARRESTED TWO TERRORIST ASSOCIATES OF JeM (OGWs) ALONGWITH HUGE QUANTITY OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION
September 09: In a major success in curbing terrorist activities and to safeguard the public from these miscreants, during intervening night of 08/09 September Kulgam police alongwith other security agencies arrested two terrorist associates of banned organization JeM and recovered live arms and ammunition from their possession.
Based on a credible input regarding anti-national elements carrying illegal arms and ammunition with them moving in a vehicle towards Srinagar from Jammu, Kulgam police established a joint Naka with 9RR and CRPF near Jawahar tunnel Qazigund Kulgam.
A truck bearing registration no JK22B-1737 was intercepted by the joint forces. While searching the vehicle and during interrogation of suspects arms and ammunition including 01 AK rifle (short Butt)with 02 Magazines(rounds 59), 01 M4 Carbine with 03 Magazines(rounds 90), 06 Chinese Pistols with 12 Magazines (rounds 84) were recovered from the vehicle.
The truck driver and a person traveling in it were detained and after sustained interrogation, preliminary investigation reveals that they are involved in terror crimes and provide support to terror organisations. Identity of the two arrested accused persons has been ascertained as Bilal Ahmad Kuttay S/O Ghulam Mohammad Kuttay R/O Chotapora Shopain and Shahnawaz Ahmad Mir S/O Zahoor Ahmad Mir R/O Mandujan, Shopian.
In this regard case with FIR No 255/2020 U/S 7/25 IA Act, 13,18,39 ULAP Act stands registered in Police Station Qazigund and further investigation into the matter has been taken up.