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Police files charge sheet against militant held with grenade last year in Ganderbal

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Ganderbal: Police on Thursday submitted charge-sheet against a militant arrested last year during a check point at Chinner Kangan in central Ganderbal district.
A police spokesman said that a case (FIR No. 81/2018) was registered in connection with the arrest of militant Zubair Shabir Bhat son of Shabir Ahmad Bhat of Malpora Qazigund during a check point at Chinner Kangan. “A grenade was recovered from his possession.”
During preliminary investigation, police said, Zubair revealed that the grenade carried by him was given by Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant Owais Malik resident of Arwani Kulgam with the instructions to lob it on government forces for weapon snatching in Ganderbal district.
“After conclusion of the investigation, chargesheet was filed before the Court of Additional Session Judge /Special Court Srinagar under relevant sections of law by Ganderbal Police after obtaining necessary Government sanction for prosecution,” the spokesman said.


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