Two siblings held with six grenades in north Kashmir’s Kupwara: police

A case FIR number 160/21 under relevant sections of law has been lodged and further investigations taken up, an official said.
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Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested two siblings with six grenades at main-market Kupwara on north Kashmir. 

Quoting officials, news agency GNS reported that Jahangir Ahmad Hajam,24, a shopkeeper by profession, and Abdul Hameed Hajam,32, a driver, sons of Mangta Hajam, residents of Khairpora Tanghdar, were intercepted by the Special Operations Group (SOG) at a checkpoint. 

Upon searches, the team recovered six grenades from the possession of duo, officials said. 

A senior police officer confirmed to GNS the arrest of the siblings.

He said a case FIR number 160/21 under relevant sections of law has been lodged and further investigations taken up, the officer said.

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