Arms and Ammunition meant for new recruits recovered by Security forces at Jawahar Tunnel

Arms and Ammunition meant for new recruits recovered by Security forces at Jawahar Tunnel

‘J&K police constitutes SIT to investigate final destination of the recovered weapons’

Srinagar: Thejoint teams of security forces along with police intercepted a truck bearing the registration number as (JK22B-1737) carrying arms and ammunition near Jawahar tunnel in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on late Tuesday night.
Soon after arresting the driver and co-driver, the searches were conducted on the vehicle in which an AK-47,US-made M-4 carbine assault rifle, and six Chinese pistols were recovered.
“Two people including the driver of the truck and the Co-driver have been arrested and a special investigation team (SIT) has been constituted to find out for whom the weapons were meant to be delivered, “said DIG AtulGoel in a press conference at Ammo, SoG camp at Kulgam district of South Kashmir.
He further added, “Prima facie it looks like that the pistol consignment was meant for recruitment new youth. Investigations are on and more details will come to fore,” adding “One thing is clear that weapon consignment was obviously to fuel militancy in South Kashmir.”
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate where the arms and ammunition recovered from two suspected militants at Jawahar tunnel on Tuesday night were heading for.

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