3 detained for questioning in Kishtwar weapon snatching case


Kishtwar:Three persons have been detained by police for questioning in weapon snatching case from the PSO of the PDP district president of Kishtwar.

A father-son duo from the Hanjola area on the outskirts of Kishtwar town and another person from the Dachan area of Kishtwar district were detained by the police during preliminary investigations. They were being questioned to get leads into the incident.

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Sources told The Tribune that the police were following some leads after the vehicle, which was used by militants to flee from the place after snatching the rifle, was recovered from the Dul road near the town. Cops had formed different teams to know the plans of the suspected militants.

“The police has come to know that the two most wanted militants of Kishtwar district were part of the snatching incident and around four-five militants were involved in the incident. The police are conducting raids at different places and during the process, three persons, Naushad, son of Abdul Subhan, and his son from Hanjora and Zakir from the Dachan area have been detained,” said a source.