Probe in grenade throwing cases leads to recovery of ‘explosive’ material: police
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday said that it solved two cases involving grenades.
A statement issued by district police Srinagar said that while investigating case FIR number 59/2018 U/S 307, 427 RPC, 3/4 Exp. Act registered in Police Station Safakadal, “(police) rounded up one suspect namely Basit Ahmad Malik, s/o Mohammed Ashraf Malik, r/o Nowpora Safakadal”.
“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 Noor Bagh at two different occasions viz one at Chattabal 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,” police said in the statement.
The police statement said that one live grenade was recovered from the suspect.
“On this information,” the police statement added, “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 police claimed that the suspects were “planning to lob a grenade after Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid, Nowhatta”.
“Further investigation is on to unearth the nefarious plans of anti-national element and banned organization for disruptive activities,” the police said.