3 OGWs arrested in Kupwara: Police

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Three over-ground workers (OGWs) were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday, police said.

In a statement issued to news agency—Kashmir News Observer KNO), police said it has arrested three OGWs involved in cross LoC smuggling and transportation of arms and ammunition in the district.

Based on specific information, spokesman said that an OGW module was working for militant organisations operating in the Valley and was involved involved in smuggling of arms and omission from across the LoC.

According to the police, trio has been identified as Mohd Amir son of Mohd Shakoor Kalas, Nisar Ahmad son of Manzoor Kalas residents of Hajitra Karnah and Kafeel Ahmad son of Late Abdul Rehman Bhat a resident of Sudhpora Karnah.

Upon their confession, police said one Chinese pistol along with a magazine and 14 live cartridges have been recovered.

Case FIR No. 32/2022 under sections 7/25 IA Act, 13,18,23,39 UA(P) Act has been registered and investigation taken up, police said—(KNO)

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