Six persons including two brothers arrested after recovery of ammo in Anantnag

ANANTNAG: Police have booked six persons including two brothers under Unlawful Prevention Activities Act and Arms Act in Kokarnag area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Police sources told news agency Kashmir News Trust that police in Kokarnag recovered a hand grenade and 14 live rounds from two persons identified as Javid Ahmed Bhat (30) and Zubair Ahmed Bhat (26), both residents of Sagam Kokarnag.

Javaid is a Tavera driver by Zubair runs his own business. On their disclosure after the recovery, police arrest 4 more persons including two brothers identified as Fareed Ahmed Mangnoo, Muzaffar Ahmed Mangnoo, labourer Zahoor Ahmed Mir, all residents of Sheikhpora Vailoo Kokarnag and Muhammad Amin Dar, also a labourer by profession and a resident of Darpora Devalgam.

Sources said that they were under scanner after the gunfight that had broken out in Sheikhpora Vailoo Kokarnag on May 11.

Three militants Ilyas Ahmad Dar alias Sameer resident of Danwathpora Kokernag, Ubaid Shafi alias Abdullah resident of Batamaloo Srinagar and Aqib Ahmad Lone alias Sahil resident of Khandaypora Kulgam were killed in Sheikhpora that encounter.

Police have registered an FIR vide number 90/2021 under section 7/25 Arms Act, 18, 20 ULAP Act against these six persons. (KNT)

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