Srinagar: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested two over ground militant workers in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
A police spokesperson said a joint naka was established by Anantnag Police and 1st RR of the army at interior Pazalpora Urenhall Road Crossing.
“During naka checking, two suspicious persons were apprehended by the joint party,” he said.
He claimed that on their search, a grenade, Chinese pistol (9mm) with five rounds and two bottles of Sodium Nitrate were recovered from their possession.
They were later identified as Junaid- ul-Islam Dar son of Ghulam Nabi Dar resident of Sail Chursoo Awantipora and Hilal Ahmad Ganie son of Mohamed Abdullah Ganie resident of Larkipora Awantipora, he said.
In this regard, he said, a case FIR number 112/2018 under section 7/25 Indian Arms Act and 3/4 Explosive Substance Act was registered in police station Bijbehara.
Further investigation is going on, he said.