Reasi, March 05: Security Forces recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition in Mahore area in the continuous anti-militancy operations on the basis of specific information received.
In a case FIR No 05/2021 of police station Mahore registered under sections U/S 120-B, 121, 121-A, 122, 123, 124 IPC, on January 1 this year, one person namely Reyaz Ahmed son of Nazir Ahmed resident of Kundedhan Chassana, aged 21 years, was arrested by team of police station Mahore.
On sustained interrogation, he disclosed that he has hidden a cache of arms and ammunition in a hideout located between Makhidhar and upper Shikari ridge of Tehsil Mahore of District Reasi.
As per details, a joint search operation of Jammu & Kashmir police and army was launched in the area and during search two UBGL/ MGL grenades, one Chinese grenade, two .36 grenade, one ammunition round of RPG, three mortar bombs, two kilograms gun powder, two hundred and fifty grams explosive powder, thirty bullets of Insas rifle, twenty bullets of sniper, thirty bullets of AK47 was recovered from the hideout.
This is the third big recovery within a week in the area. It said that the operation was conducted by police team of police station Mahore led by SHO Mahore Rattan Singh under the supervision of SDPO Mahore, Khalid Ashraf and under the overall supervision of Additional SP Reasi, Surjeet Bhagat and SSP Reasi Rashmi Wazir.