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Jammu and Kashmir: Five arrested with weapons in separate incidents

Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested five persons in separate incidents and recovered weapons from their possession.

Ashesh Mallick Edited By: Ashesh Mallick @asheshmallick07 Jammu Published on: December 08, 2023 13:15 IST
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Jammu and Kashmir: Five persons were arrested with weapons in separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir, the police said on Friday (December 8). A police team raided the Ramgarh area in the Samba district and arrested hardcore criminal Vivek Singh last night. The police recovered a country-made pistol and a 12-bore gun from his possession. A case was registered against him under the Arms Act at Vijaypur police station, they added.

Earlier in 2018, Singh was arrested with three others in connection with a kidnapping and attempt to murder case, the police said.

In the other incident, the police received information that some people were collecting royalty from the mining mafia at the cricket ground in Sum Toph in the Phallian Mandal area. A police team reached the spot and arrested four people, identified as Abhishek Singh, Ravi Singh, Harbax Singh and Sachin Singh, officials said.

A sharp-edged weapon was recovered from the accused during the search.

A case under the Arms Act has been registered against them, they said.

Further investigation into the incidents is underway.

(With PTI inputs)

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