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Govt teacher nabbed with hand grenades, Pak made pistol in J&K’s Poonch


In a major crackdown ahead of upcoming election in the area, police have arrested one government teacher with grenades and a Pakistan made pistol in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Police here on Sunday said that acting of specific information, a joint operation was launched by army, police and special operation group team from Poonch in Hari Budha area.

“A registered Over-Ground Worker (OGW) named Qamar-ud-Din, who is the headmaster in school was taken into custody with a Pak-made pistol and grenades in his house,” they said.

Police added that the consignment recovered is suspected to be used to disturb the upcoming election in the Poonch area.

“The search is still in progress. Two Chinese grenades and one Pakistan-made pistol were recovered from the OGW,” said police.

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