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Terrorist associate held in Sopore, hand grenade recovered: Police

During questioning, the subject admitted his terrorist links and based on his disclosure a live hand grenade was recovered, police said
11:46 AM Feb 28, 2024 IST | GHULAM MUHAMMAD
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Sopore, Feb 28: Police on Wednesday said they have apprehended terrorist associate and live hand grenade was recovered from his possession.

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A police official said that acting on a specific information, Sopore Police along with 22 RR and 179 BN CRPF, apprehended one Arif Hussain Bhat son of Ali Mohammad Bhat of Mundji Bomai Sopore, who was in constant touch with terrorist handlers across the border.

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During questioning, the subject admitted his terrorist links and based on his disclosure a live hand grenade was recovered, police said.

Accordingly, a case FIR No. 04/2024 under relevant sections of UA(P)A was registered in Police Station Bomie and the investigation is underway.

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This operation further ascertains the continued efforts of Sopore Police against anti-national elements by thwarting a potentially grave terrorist incident in Sopore. The Police and security forces welcome any such actionable input from the general public and assure swift action as per law.

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