Srinagar, May 07 (KS) :- A ex militant turned OGW was arrested along with a grenade in Kupwara district of North Kashmir.
Police in a statement to Kashmir Scroll said that a joint action, Kupwara Police along with Army has arrested an ex-militant turned OGW from Kralpora area of the district along with a grenade.
Acting on specific intelligence generated by Kupwara police, a joint Naka was established at Main Market Karlpora by Kupwara Police and Army Camp Panzgam, police spokesperson said.
“During the Naka checking, the OGW moving in suspicious circumstances trying 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. Rafiq is a surrendered Pakistan trained terrorist who is now working as an OGW for terrorist outfit HM.” He said further
“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.” He added.
Case under relevant provisions of UA(P) Act has been registered in Police Station Kralpora and investigations taken up, he said—(KS)