Youth arrested with grenade in Ganderbal

Ganderbal, Aug 21: A youth was on Friday arrested in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district while a grenade was also recovered from his possession, officials said.

Officials said that a joint naka was laid by Police Party from Police Component Ganderbal and 05 RR near Baderkund Nursery area of Ganderbal.

“During naka checking, one suspected person tried to evade the naka, due to timely action by naka party he was apprehended tactfully,” officials said.

Simultaneously, they said while checking the accused identified as Showkat Ahmad Bhat, son of Abdul Ahad Bhat of Urpash Ganderbal, one grenade was recovered from his possession.

In this regard, a case under FIR number 174 of 2020 under section 7/25 I.A. Act stands registered at Police Station Ganderbal while investigation has been taken up and further more arrests are expected—(KNO)

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