Over ground militant apprehended in Baramulla: Police

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Srinagar: Based on a specific information that one over ground militant of Ansar Gazwatul Hind (AGH) namely Irfan Ahmad Ganaie S/O Muhammad Ramzan Ganaie R/O Hajam Mohalalh, Rathsuna Tral is on way to Uri area to undertake some militant action, police said on Wednesday.

“Multiple Naka points/Motor Vehicle Checking Points (MVCPs) were established by Police abs Security Forces in the area and the individual was apprehended carrying a live Hand Grenade in Sheeri area on Baramulla-Uri road,” police said in a statement adding “his mobile phone was also seized.”

Police statement said that preliminary investigation into the matter reveals his affiliation with militant outfit Gazwat-ul-Hind and in “conspiracy with other militants of the outfit he was planning to carry out militant actions in the Uri area”.

Case FIR No 39/2018 under provisions of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act has been registered in Police Station Sheeri, police said adding further investigation into the matter was going on.

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