3 OGWs arrested in Langate grenade attack case: Police

Handwara, Aug 26: Police in north Kashmir on Thursday claimed to have solved Langate grenade attack case and arrested three militant associates in this regard.

As per police statement, during the investigation of the case of Grenade attack on CRPF Camp Langate , in the morning of 16 Aug 2021, on the basis of reliable input from JKP, Handwara a joint CASO was launched by parties including 30 RR & SOG, Handwara in the morning of 16 Aug 2021 and during detailed search of houses, one OGW namely Ishfaq Ah Dar son of Wali Mohd Dar Shatpora Mohalla, Langate was apprehended.

“On his disclosure the Joint CASO team recovered Arms and Ammunition from his possession. On further interrogation involvement of 2 more OGWs namely Jamsheed Ah Shah son of Sunallaha Shah Chak Mohalla, Langate and Javed Ah Khan son of Late Farooq Ah Khan resident of Asthan Mohalla, Langate came forth and they were also apprehended along with Arms and ammunition,” the statement said,.

“During detailed interrogation, it was revealed that all three OGWs were associated with LeT Tanzeem and were involved in supporting the Militant activities and accepted their involvement into the Grenade Attack Incident at Langate on 16 Aug 2021.  All three OGWs have been booked under IPC Section 307 and Explosive Substances Act Section 3/4 of FIR No 260/2021 dated 16 Aug 2021 of PS Handwara,” the statement added.

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