Security forces bust hideout in Ramban; recover ammunition and explosives
STATE TIMES NEWS
RAMBAN: On 22-10-2022, an information was received through reliable sources regarding presence of cache of arms, ammunition and related material in the far flung hilly and forested area of tehsil Khari of District Ramban.
Acting swiftly on the input, a joint search operation of JK Police and 23 RR Army was launched in the forest area and suspected hideout locations were searched which continued till evening during which security forces busted a suspected militant hideout and Arms & ammunition among other things were recovered from the spot.
The details of arms/ammunition recovered are as follows:-
1 Ak-47 rounds- 310 (rusted condition)
2 9mm rounds :- 30 rusted condition)
3 9mm Magazine:- 01
4 Ak-47 magazines:- 06 (rusted condition)
5 grenade :- 01
6 :- Tape Recorder:- 1 (rusted)
7 Handset with antenna :- 01 (rusted condition)
8 casettes :- 02
9 Battery terminals :-03
10 negatives photofilm :- 01 (rusted/damaged)
11 pencil cells :- 05
12 plastic can :- 01 ( broken/rusted)
13 pocket diary:- 01
14 Cooper wire :- 01 roll( damaged)
15 blade :- 01
16 Bennet :- 01
In this regard, a case FIR no. 237/2022 u/s 7/25 Arms act and Sec 4 Explosives substnaces act has been registered at P/S Banihal and investigation has been taken up.
The entire joint search operation of JKP and 23 RR was led by police party of Police post Khari headed by PSI Sweet Singh IC PP Khari, Insp. Farooq Ahmed I/C SOG Banihal , Insp. Mohd Afzal Wani SHO P/S Banihal, under the supervision of DySP Nisar Ahmed Khoja SDPO Banihal and Major Mayank of 23 Rashtriya Rifles with the overall supervision of *Ms Mohita Sharma, IPS SSP Ramban.