Arms consignment dropped by drone recovered in Samba: Police

Sajad Chopan

Samba Nov 24 (KNS): Samba Police on Thursday said it has recovered an arms consignment dropped by a drone from across the border at Village Badali near Swankha Morh under the jurisdiction of Sub-Division Vijaypur in Samba district of Jammu region.

The police said that the consignment was concealed in a yellow-colored packet and the recoveries including Pistol 02 Nos, Pistol Magazine 04 Nos, Pistol Rounds 60 Nos, Cash Rs 5 lacs (Approx.) in 10 Packets of Rs. 500/- (Indian Currency), Detonator 01 No, IED Plate 01 No, Wrist Watch 01 No, Battery Cell 02 Nos, Wooden Frame with Thread and White colored Chemical Bottle 01 No were made from the dropped packet.

SSP Samba, Dr. Abhishek Mahajan, IPS informed that local of the area has spotted the dropped packet lying in the open fields near village Badali and informed the Police.

Thorough search of the area is going on. Alertness shown by the villagers has averted the consignment of arms and ammunition from falling into hands of the Anti- National Elements, said SSP Samba. (KNS).

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