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2 OGWs arrested in Handwara

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Handwara: Police in Handwara on Thursday apprehended two suspicious persons soon after they tried to escape from a Naka party in Panditpora Kralgund area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Police officials said that on the basis of reliable information regarding the movement of anti-national elements, Handwara police along with 30 RR Langate and 92 BN CRPF had laid a Naka at Panditpora Kralgund. During checking of the vehicles and pedestrians, two suspicious persons on seeing the Naka checking tried to escape from the spot but were chased and apprehended by the Naka party.

He said that apprehended persons on preliminary questioning disclosed their identity as Asif Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Ahad Dar of Tulwari Langate and Muzamil Ahmad Peer son of Nazir Ahmad Peer of Muqam Shahwali Drugmulla Kupwara. Official added that on their personal search, Naka party recovered 02 Pistols, 02 pistol magazines, 20 pistol rounds from their possession.

He added that OGWs were active since 2018 and have worked for many HM cadres.

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