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SOURCE: UNI

Police on Sunday recovered consignment of weapons dropped by drone and arrested two persons. Additional Director General of Police Jammu Zone Mukesh Singh said that in the intervening night of October 27-28, a suspicious movement of a drone was observed in the general area of Baspur Bangla in R S Pura area. Since the area is close to the fence, the information was shared with all Police stations and a dedicated officer led team was put on job, said the ADGP adding, “the technical surveillance unit was also put on the job.

All the vehicles which had crossed the Police Check points around that time were scrutinised. CCTV footage of the place and the roads leading to the area were checked while physical pattern and technical analysis was pursued thoroughly.” On the basis of analysis police team of R S Pura picked up few suspects, who were put to sustained questioning regarding their movement in border belt particularly during the time when the drone movement was reported.

“During rounding up the suspects, Jammu Police was able to lay hands on one of the suspects namely Chander Bose of Doda. On his questioning he could not give any satisfactory reply regarding his movement towards border on that particular time and date,” he said and added, “when put to sustained questioning he admitted that he had visited the particular above mentioned area, so as to receive consignment of weapons dropped by drone.

” He further disclosed that he was working on the behest of a person namely Shamsher Singh of Camp Gole Gujral Jammu, said the top cop and added, “both were in touch with an OGW namely Balvinder, resident of Jammu (Now settled in Europe). All the arrested persons and the OGW are working for a banned terrorist organisation.” “Balvinder was coordinating with both the accused in India and the handlers of the consignment in Pakistan,” he said. A case under sections 13,16,18 ULAP has been registered the the recovery included four pistol, eight magazines and 47 rounds. Notably, this is the fourth catch of drone consignment by Jammu Police this year