Jammu, May 11: Police recovered 179 bullets mainly that of AK-47 rifle, and two UBGL grenades from a forest area in Ramban, officials said on Wednesday.
“During the intervening night, an information was received through reliable sources regarding presence of caché of ammunition and related material in Sumber area of District Ramban,” a police official said, adding,” “Acting swiftly on this, a special team was constituted which was lead by Inspector Sampaul Gill SHO Dharamkund, under the supervision of Nihar Ranjan SDPO Gool.”
Searches continued in the dense jungles for the entire night and finally after strenuous efforts, 179 ammunition (including AK-47 132 Nos., 7.65 mm 21 Nos., 303 mm 14 Nos., Chinese Pistol Rounds 12 Nos.), two magazines, one Wireless Set, one Binacular and two UBGL grenades with one UBGL Rod/Tube were recovered.
The entire operation was carried out under the overall supervision of Smt. Mohita Sharma, IPS SSP Ramban, they said. “An investigation into the matter has started.”