Lashkar operative arrested with grenades in Jammu | India News
Jammu and Kashmir police arrested one defendant and recovered two grenades from his possession in Jammu on Monday. (ANI photo)
JAMMU: J&K police arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba operative with hand grenades in the Narwal area of Jammu on Sunday night, hours after three Pakistan-linked terrorists from J&K Ghaznavi Force, tasked with attack temples in Poonch, they were also stopped with grenades in the Basooni area. said the police.
This was the second such arrest in Narwal in a week. On Friday, Jammu police had detained a Resistance Front module and arrested two affiliates, in addition to recovering a huge cache of weapons and ammunition, including an AK rifle, a pistol, two AK magazines, 60 AK cartridges and 15 cartridges. pistol.
“A naka was placed on the national highway for routine vehicle control on Sunday. Around 7:30 pm, a suspiciously wandering man tried to flee the scene after noticing the police, but was chased and captured. They recovered two hand grenades hidden in a bag, ”Mukesh Singh, IGP (Jammu Range) said on Monday.
“Identified as Mohammad Ashraf from the Reasi district, his Pakistan-based handler directed him to carry out grenade explosions in the city,” IGP Singh said, adding that Ashraf’s handler was allegedly in contact with more terrorist operatives at J&K, whom the police looking for.