Police arrest terror associate in Poonch, recover pistol with eight live rounds

'He was apprehended in a tactical manner'
Militant associate arrested with pistol
Militant associate arrested with pistol

Srinagar, Dec 25: Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a militant associate along with pistol and ammunition in Mendhar area of Poonch district.

Quoting a statement, GNS reported that the police said that  a joint cordon and search operation was launched on 25th of December by Police and Indian Army in general area of Salwa and Behra area of mendhar and during search operation one person namely Tayab Khan son of Mohd Khalil Khan, a resident of Salwa who is also an OGW, coming from forest area was asked to stop to which he tried to ran away.

The statement said that security forces in a tactical manner  apprehended him  and during his search one pistol along with eight rounds were recovered from his possession.

"In this regard FIR no 298/2022 us 7/25 Indian arms act,18/23 UAPA act,120/121/122 ipc has been registered in police station Mendhar and investigation taken up," read the statement.

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