Hizbul module busted in Srinagar

Srinagar, March 8 (IANS) A module of the Hizbul Mujahideen was busted here on Wednesday with the arrest of three persons carrying some arms and ammunition, police said

A police search party arrested the three Hizbul members from Bemina bye-pass crossing at 1 p.m.

“All the three arrested persons are working for the Hizbul Mujahideen. They belong to Kishtwar district of Jammu region,” a police official said, adding two Chinese pistols, 20 rounds of pistol ammunition, four grenades, a wireless set and a packet of explosives were recovered from their possession.

“An FIR has been registered against the arrested persons and investigations started,” police said.

–IANS

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