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NIA Searches 9 Locations In Kashmir; 4 Arrested, 30 Pistols Recovered

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By: Anand Singh
Updated: July 20, 2022 21:12
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NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out searches at nine locations in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar and Pulwama districts. The NIA arrested four persons and recovered 15 pistols in connection with the Chanapora Arms Recovery case.

An NIA spokesperson here said that the agency carried out searches at nine locations in Kashmir, including four in Srinagar and five in Pulwama district in the case related to the conspiracy of carrying out terror activities in and around Srinagar.

The official said that four accused persons were arrested and 15 pistols, 30 magazines, 300 rounds and one Scorpio vehicle were seized.

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The searches conducted today at the premises of accused and suspects in the case have led to the recovery and seizure of digital devices and other incriminating materials.

A case was registered initially in Srinagar’s Chanapora police station. The NIA took over the case on June 18 this year.

The police had recovered 15 pistols in Kashmir’s Chanapora on May 23 this year.

According to Jammu and Kashmir Police militants were planning to carry out hits using the weapons.

The police had also arrested two TRF militants.

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