Ex-militant turned OGW arrested along with grenade in Kupwara: Police

Kupwara, May 07 (KNS): Ex-militant turned over ground worker was on Sunday arrested along with a grenade in Kralpora area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said here. 

In a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), a spokesperson said that acting on specific intelligence generated by Kupwara police, a joint Naka was established in Main Market Kralpora.

“During the Naka checking, OGW moving in suspicious circumstances, who tried to evade the presence of naka personnel, was apprehended, from whose possession one grenade was recovered. The OGW was later identified as Rafiq Ahmad Khan son of Habib Ullah Khan, a resident of Waterkhani Drugmulla Kupwara,” reads the statement.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel

It reads that Rafiq is a surrendered Pakistan trained militant who is now working as an OGW for HM. 

“During preliminary investigations, he has revealed that the grenade was received by him from Chogul area of Handwara and was to be delivered to someone in Kralpora area on the instructions of his Pakistan based HM handler to be thrown at security forces.”

It added that a case under relevant provisions of UA(P) Act has been registered in Police Station Kralpora and investigations taken up. (KNS)

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