Kupwara, Jan 22, A joint team of Kupwara Police and Army 160 TA here has apprehended one Over Ground Worker (OGW) namely, Fareed Ahmad Chowhan Son of Shamas Din Chowhan resident of Reshwari, Awoora, aged 33 , Ward Member Zurhama, Kupwara. Fareed was moving in suspicious circumstances in the area when local people surrounded him and informed the police about it late last evening.
Acting on the tip of local police along with a team of TA 160 Bn apprehended Fareed who was subjected to personal search.
During his personal search a Chinese Pistolwas recovered from his possession. He has been taken into custody and a case under relevant provisions of law has been registered against him at PS Trehgam and investigation taken up. knt