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Three militant helpers arrested at Shopian in south Kashmir

The three were apprehended by police during checking between Chekora and Hajipora villages in the district last evening, a police official said.

Published: 06th May 2017 04:12 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th May 2017 10:28 PM   |  A+A-

Indian Army personnel taking positions in an orchard field during a crackdown at a village in Shopian district in South Kashmir | PTI

By PTI

SRINAGAR: Police have arrested three alleged overground workers of militant outfits from Shopian district of south Kashmir and seized three hand grenades from them, officials said.

The three were apprehended by police during checking between Chekora and Hajipora villages in the district last evening, a police official said.

The arrested persons have been identified as Akeel Ahmad Malla, Asif Abdullah Wagay and Amir Hussain Ganaie, he said adding three Chinese hand grenades were recovered from their possession.

A case under Unlawful Activities (prevention) Act and Arms Act has been registered against the three, he added.



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