Kupwara, May 20: Two siblings have been apprehended allegedly with six grenades during a naka laid by police in main-market Kupwara, official sources said.
They said that upon receipt of specific inputs, Special Operations Group (SOG) intercepted and apprehended two persons identified as Jahangir Ahmad Hajam (24), a shopkeeper by profession, and Abdul Hameed Hajam (32), a driver by profession, sons of Mangta Hajam, residents of Khairpora Tanghdar.
Upon searches, the team recovered six grenades from the possession of duo, they told.
Meanwhile a senior police officer confirmed the arrest of the siblings.
A case FIR number 160/21 under relevant sections of law has been lodged and further investigations taken up, the officer said. (GNS)