AK rifle, pistol seized in Kupwara

Arms and ammunition recovered in Kupwara.
Arms and ammunition recovered in Kupwara.

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, Nov 30: Police today recovered an AK-47 rifle and a pistol along with magazine and bullets from the house of an absconding Over Ground Worker (OGW).
“In a joint operation, Kupwara Police and Army recovered arms and ammunition from the house of an Over Ground Worker (OGW) who is absconding since the last many days,” a police spokesperson said.
“During the preceding night, acting upon reliable input, a joint search operation was launched by Police and Army 6 JAKRIF in village Panjitara of Police Post Taad Police Station Karnah where many houses of suspected persons were searched in presence of locals of the area,” he said.
“During the search of a house belonging to one Mukhtar Hussain Shah son of Syed Akbar Shah, one AK rifle, one AK magazine, 22 live ammunition of AK, one 9mm pistol and one pistol magazine have been recovered, he said, adding a case under relevant Sections of law has been registered and investigations taken up.