Weapons dropped from drone seized in Rajouri; three held: J&Okay Police


The J&Okay police on Saturday mentioned three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) members have been arrested together with weapons, dropped by a drone from throughout the Line of Management (LoC), on Saturday.

“Three individuals had travelled from Kashmir to Rajouri to obtain a weapon and money consignment from throughout the LoC from a drone. On Friday, the trio was chased by the police and Military. Certainly one of them hurled a grenade on the forces, which fortunately didn’t explode after and all of the three have been caught alive,” Director Common of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh mentioned ,throughout a press convention in Rajouri.

The police mentioned the three arrested have been situated in Gurdan close to Rajouri city. The arrested have been recognized as Rahil Bashir alias Ayan Bhai and Amir Jaan alias Hamza from Pulwama, and Hafiz Younis Wani alias Zubair from Shopian.

“Amir alias Hamza is the one who threw a hand grenade on the search occasion,” the police mentioned.

DGP Singh mentioned all of the three are affiliated with the LeT outfit. “They have been in contact with the handlers from throughout and had acquired weapons and money via drones,” DGP Singh mentioned.

The neighbouring nation is attempting laborious to maintain the pot of militancy boiling in Rajouri and Poonch districts, DGP Singh mentioned.

“Two AK 56 riffles, two pistols, 4 grenades and Rs 1 lakh money has been recovered. This weapon consignment and money was aimed toward fuelling militancy in Kashmir,” he mentioned.

Inspector Common of Police (IGP), Jammu, Mukesh Singh mentioned an enormous consignment of heroine weighing 7 kg value Rs 7 crore was additionally recovered on September 14 and one particular person was arrested from Kulgam. “Later, three extra have been arrested from Poonch district. Their interrogation led to restoration of 4 kg of heroin value Rs. four crore was recovered in addition to IED making materials and a pen drive,” the IGP mentioned.

The pen drive had content material associated to coaching classes on how an IED will be ready, he added.

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