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Two siblings held with 6 grenades in Kupwara market


KUPWARA, May 20:Two siblings have been apprehended allegedly with six grenades during a naka laid by police in main-market Kupwara, official sources said.

They said that upon receipt of specific inputs, Special Operations Group (SOG) intercepted and apprehended two persons identified as Jahangir Ahmad Hajam (24), a shopkeeper by profession, and Abdul Hameed Hajam (32), a driver by profession, sons of Mangta Hajam, residents of Khairpora Tanghdar.

Upon searches, the team recovered six grenades from the possession of duo, they told.

Meanwhile a senior police officer confirmed the arrest of the siblings. A case FIR number 160/21 under relevant sections of law has been lodged and further investigations taken up, the officer said. (GNS)


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