Two grenade cases solved, Explosives Recovered: JK Police

Police while investigating case FIR number 59/2018 U/S 307, 427 RPC, 3/4 Exp. Act registered in Police Station Safakadal, rounded up one suspect namely Basit Ahmad Malik S/o Mohammed Ashraf Malik R/o Nowpora SafaKadal, a police statement said on Saturday.

According to the statement during sustained questioning, the suspect disclosed to have lobbed grenades along with another accomplice Adil Qayoom Najar S/o Abdul Qayoom Najar R/o Gulshan Abad Noorbagh at two different occasions viz one at Chatabal in which case FIR No. 55/2018 U/S 307 RPC, 3/4 Exp. Act was registered in PP Bagiyas and second at Baripora in which Case FIR No. 59/2018 U/S 307, 427 RPC, 3/4 Exp. Act was registered in Police Station Safakadal.

Further upon his disclosure one live grenade was recovered, police said.

According to police on this information, Adil Qayoom Najar was questioned and upon his disclosure explosive materials (Apparently RDX weighing about 1.2 Kgs in the shape of 05 Sticks wrapped in carbon paper and detonators) and other incriminating material was recovered.

The subject further revealed that they were planning to lob a grenade after Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid, Nowhatta, police claimed.