AJK: 80kg of explosive materials recovered

Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) police seized a serious haul of explosives from District Bagh in Azad Jammu Kashmir, an official mentioned on Saturday. Kamran Ali, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) district Bagh, advised media that police raided a home in Nomanpura village on a tip-off, the place they discovered 80 kilogrammes of explosive materials stashed by two suspects who’re mentioned to be residents of Dargai, in Malakand Company.
The 2 males have been dwelling in Bagh in a rented property owned by a neighborhood for the previous 12 years, the SSP mentioned.
Nomanpura village is situated 5 kilometres outdoors the district headquarters of Bagh.
The SSP mentioned {that a} third suspect had been dwelling with the captured suspects however had fled earlier than the police raid. “Nevertheless, we are going to quickly hunt him down,” SSP Ali added.
“Round 52kg of [the recovered] explosive materials was in prepared situation, whereas the remaining materials was in uncooked type,” the SSP mentioned.
People space allowed to maintain explosive materials for the aim of managed blasting for highway development or mining, however a particular license is required and the amount of explosives that’s to be saved at one place at a time additionally must be communicated to authorities.
He mentioned it could be untimely to say if the explosives have been stashed for a terrorist exercise.
“No matter stands out as the function, possessing such an enormous amount of explosives with none NOC (No Objection Certificates) or intimation to any regulation enforcement company is against the law itself, notably within the wake of the prevailing scenario within the nation,” SSP Ali mentioned.
“We will share additional info after interrogating the accused,” he added.
He mentioned the accused have been booked underneath Part 5 of the Explosives Act in addition to part 15 of the Arms Ordinance.
They are going to be produced earlier than a judicial Justice of the Peace.

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