Home » National News » J-K: Man caught with grenades, detonator at Army camp in Poonch district; days after attack on Jammu bus stand
 
SPEED NEWS

J-K: Man caught with grenades, detonator at Army camp in Poonch district; days after attack on Jammu bus stand

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 12 March 2019, 9:27 IST

A man was reportedly caught with two live grenades and a detonator an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Monday. The man identified as Rajinder Singh, a resident of Kalakote area, was noticed moving suspiciously during a recruitment rally in Surankote. Following which he was stopped by the Army men.

A C-90 grenade, a UBGL (Under Barrel Grenade Launcher) grenade and a detonator were recovered from his possession, news agency PTI, quoting a police officer said. Singh was immediately arrested and handed over to police for further investigation.

An FIR has been registered against him. The police officer said they will ascertain from where he got the explosive material and what was his motive. "We are open to all the angles and a thorough investigation is on in the case," Senior Superintendent of Police, Poonch, Ramesh Kumar Angral said.

Army personnel noticed the man moving suspiciously outside the Army camp around 10.15 am and stopped him for checking. Hundreds of youngsters were present at the camp at the time, News agency PTI quoted saying sources.

Jammu and Kashmir are on high alert after last week, two people were killed and over 30 were injured when a teenager threw a grenade at a crowded bus stand in Jammu.

Also read: ‘Masood Azhar ji,’ utters Rahul Gandhi to attack PM Modi; Congress loves terrorists, says BJP

Also read: ‘Masood Azhar ji,’ utters Rahul Gandhi to attack PM Modi; Congress loves terrorists, says BJP

First published: 12 March 2019, 9:27 IST
 
PREVIOUS STORY
NEXT STORY