Police arrest 3 youth in Shopian

Srinagar: Police have arrested three alleged overground workers (OGWs) of militant outfits from Shopian district of south Kashmir and seized three hand grenades from them, a news report said on Saturday.

The three were apprehended by police during checking between Chekora and Hajipora villages in the district last evening, a police official said, the report added.

The arrested persons have been identified as Akeel Ahmad Malla, Asif Abdullah Wagay and Amir Hussain Ganaie, the report said, adding three Chinese hand grenades were recovered from their possession.

“A case under Unlawful Activities (prevention) Act and Arms Act has been registered against the three,”┬áthe officer was quoted by the report as saying.

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