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Three arrested for hoisting Pak flags in Bandipora; sewing machine, cloth, grenade recovered: Police

J&K Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police Tuesday claimed that it has arrested three people in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district for sewing and hoisting Pakistani flags and has recovered cloth, sewing machine, along with one hand grenade from the trio.

A police spokesperson said: “On September 6, 2020 police station Hajin received information from reliable sources that some miscreants at the behest of local active militants of LeT have hoisted Pakistani flags at main Bazar Hajin with a view to create fear psychosis and incite antinational feelings among the common people of Hajin town.”

Photo: J&K Police

A case under FIR no 35/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation initiated, he added.

During the course of the investigation three persons namely: Mujeeb Shamas, Tanveer Ahmad Mir, and Imtiyaz Ahmad Sheikh.

“All residents of Mir mohalla Hajin were arrested who admitted their involvement in the crime. One hand grenade, cloth, sewing machine and other incriminating material used in preparing flags was also recovered from them. Further investigation of the case is going on,” the spokesperson said.