Explosive material recovered in Anantnag: Police

Srinagar, June 03: Police on Wednesday claimed to have recovered explosive material in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

In a statement police said, “Based on a credible input about possession of illegal explosive materials, Anantnag police raided the residential house of Adil Maqbool Wani, son of Muhammad Maqbool Wani of Nanil and recovered 24 Kgs of illegal explosive material, which was packed in polythene bags and concealed in Nylon bags.”

During preliminary investigations, it was learnt that three other persons are also involved and identified as Muhammad Shahid Padder of Hutmarah, Faizan Ahmad of Nanil and Adnan Ahmad of Chandpora Bijbehara, police said.

“All the four accused persons have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Mattan,” police said, adding that a case under FIR number 51/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Mattan and further investigation is going on.

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