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OGW module busted in Sopore, three JeM workers arrested: Police

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Sopore: Sopore police on Saturday claimed to have arrested three OGWs in recent grenade throwing case on CRPF in the town .

In a press conference SSP Sopore Javeed Iqbal  said that police have arrested three persons who are behind the Grenade attack on SBI Camp of 179 Bn, CRPF 179 on 25 Jan in which no loss of life or injury  has reported from either side.

During press conference all three involved persons identified as Ghulam Qadir Rather son of Mohammad Shafi Rather resident of Tarzoo, Aijaz Ahmed Khan son of Ghulam Mohammad Khan resident of Naseem Bagh Sopore and Owaise Khalid Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar resident of Naseem Bagh Krankshivan Colony Sopore were present before the media persons.

"During the questioning all confessed the commission and it had revealed that the JeM militants based in Sopore provided two hand grenades to these individuals for throwing on the security forces to cause life damage/injury to security forces personnel and psychosis among the general public," .

SSP further said that one grenade was recovered from them and investigation is on and more arrests are expected.

Police have already registered a case FIR No. 13/2019 U/S 307 / RPC , 7/27 arms Act.

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