October 17, 2020

Hideout busted in Awantipora

Pulwama:The government forces on Friday busted a hideout in Kawini area of Awantipora and recovered arms and ammunition as well as incriminating material.
An official said that during the cordon and search operation by a joint team of forces including 55 RR, CRPF and Awantipora police, a hideout was busted.
The joint team was able to recover incriminating materials from the hideout. The incriminating material has been taken into custody for the purpose of investigation, he said.
He said a case under relevant sections of law stands registered at the concerned police station and further investigation has been taken up.
Meanwhile, police in a statement said that based on credible input regarding presence of militants of Lashkar-e-Taiba in the nursery area of the village Kawani Awantipora near river Jehlum bank, Awantipora Police with 55 RR and 185 BN CRPF launched a search operation today early morning and during search one large underground hideout of LeT outfit was busted and destroyed.
Police said that the details of the hideout are opening 2.5 ft X 2.5 ft (covered by iron lid), Room 1st 7 ft X 10 ft (height 08 ft), Room 2nd 7 ft X 7 ft (height 08 ft) and Toilet point 3 ft X 4 ft (height 08 ft).
The recovered items include one pistol, one pistol magazine, 2091 ammunition AK47 and three grenades, police said, adding that all the material has been taken into Police custody for investigation purpose and a case under FIR number 147/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Awantipora

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