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Hizb module for purchase, supply of weapons busted in Kathua; 2 arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Police have busted a module involved in purchase and supply of arms and ammunition to the outfit to carry out terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir, a said Monday.

On Saturday night, it was learnt that a group of accomplices of terrorists belonging to the outfit was operating as a module in to purchase and supply arms and ammunition, he told

The added that a checkpoint was set up near the animal husbandry hospital at here and a truck coming from Punjab, bearing registration no JK 13B-2321, was intercepted.

During inspection, a sum of Rs 7,10,000 belonging to the banned terror outfit was recovered, and Nissar Ahmed and Aaqib, both residents of district's Awantipora, were arrested, he said.

In this regard, a case under sections 13 in the Unlawful Activities (Prevention Act), 120-B/RPC (criminal conspiracy to commit an offence punishable with death), 7/27 Arms Act was registered at the station and an investigation was launched, the said, adding that more arrests are likely to take place.

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 19:50 IST