Restoration of explosive close to important police, military institutions severe concern, investigation on: Officers

Rajouri, Dec 03: Jammu and Kashmir police right here in Rajouri Thursday averted a potential militant strike after restoration of a Chinese language Hand Grenade close to important institutions and places of work of police and military at Gujjar Mandi. Investigations have been began to learn how the explosives reached the spot.

Official sources informed information company—Kashmir Information Observer (KNO) that on Thursday night an data was obtained by police after which a crew headed by SHO Rajouri Sameer Jillani launched search operation on highway passing from again aspect of district administration advanced the place a Chinese language hand Grenade packed in a black color polythene was recovered that was saved hidden behind an electrical energy pole.

“The grenade was seized from the spot and taken into possession by police after which a case under relevant sections of law including explosives act was registered in Rajouri police station.” the sources stated.

They added that at a time when police was but to finalise the preliminary authorized proceedings in case of restoration of grenade, some passer by observed a suspected materials mendacity on the stated highway at a distance of round 300 meters from the location the place grenade was recovered.

“Senior police officers including SSP Rajouri and army officers reached on the spot whereas the busy road connecting GMC Hospital Rajouri with Gujjar Mandi market through Kheora chowk was sealed for vehicular movement,.” the official sources stated.

They added that the suspected object containing a tape recorder was destroyed on the spot by means of managed mechanism and residuals have been seized.

Official sources additional informed KNO  that busy highway remained closed for over three hours and space was correctly cleared and sanitised by military and police squad after which it was opened for site visitors.

“Prompt action of police on the basis of information averted a possible militant strike using hand grenade with initially it looks like as if either the office complex housig DM, DIG, SSP offices or Army’s Ace of Spade Division’s Landing Ground was on target as the road is located in between both of these.” the official sources stated.

They additional stated that safety alert has been issued after these two incidents with registration of circumstances and investigation into the matter is occurring in addition to hunt to nab the individuals concerned within the incident .

SSP Rajouri Chandan Kohli stated that grenade was recovered throughout search alongside highway after which a case has been registered and investigation is occurring.

“Another suspected IED like object was found lying on road which has been destroyed with no explosive has been recovered in it,” SSP Rajouri additional informed KNO—(KNO)

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