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Pakistan makes use of drones to drop weapons, money in J&K’s Rajouri; police arrests three LeT terrorists attempting to choose consignment – India News , Firstpost

All the three Lashker-e-Taiba terrorists had been residents of Kashmir and had come to choose up the consignment, which was dropped by Pakistan on this facet utilizing a drone, stated J&Okay DGP Dilbag Singh

Pakistan dropped weapons and a few money in Indian foreign money utilizing a drone in Jammu and Kashmir”s Rajouri district, Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Saturday stated, asserting the arrest of three LeT terrorists who had picked up the consignment close to the Line of Control.

Singh stated the most important success was achieved on Friday night, following a well-coordinated joint operation by police and 38 Rashtriya Rifles in Rajouri sector of Jammu area, irritating Pakistan”s design to step up violence and disturb the prevailing peace within the Union Territory.

“All the three Lashker-e-Taiba terrorists were residents of Kashmir and had come to pick up the consignment, which was dropped by Pakistan on this side using a drone,” the DGP, who was flanked by Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu Division, Mukesh Singh, advised reporters in Rajouri district.

The IGP knowledgeable this was the third profitable operation within the twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch since September 11.

Earlier, an enormous consignment of arms and ammunition was recovered from two folks in Balakote sector of Poonch three days later 11 kg of heroin value Rs 11 crore, meant to fund terrorism actions, was seized in Rajouri district.

“Pakistan and its agencies always remain active and are making every effort to disturb peace and law and order in Jammu and Kashmir. It is using drones to drop weapons and narcotics and also push terrorists from both Rajouri and Poonch districts, which had witnessed a spurt in ceasefire violations – almost on a daily basis,” the DGP stated.

However, he stated the police, Army and different forces are working collectively to scuttle Pakistan”s design and to keep up peace and legislation and order within the Union Territory.

“We are enjoying good operational synergy and the latest arrest of three LeT terrorists and seizure of a huge cache of arms and ammunition was its result. We received information about movement of some suspicious people and accordingly launched the cordon and search operation,” he stated.

He stated three folks had been seen shifting with a bag and had been challenged however they hurled a grenade, which fortunately didn’t explode and the trio was overpowered.

The search of the bag led to the restoration of two AK-56 rifles, two pistols, 4 grenades and Rs 1 lakh in Indian foreign money, which had smuggled from Pakistan to escalate violence, Dilbag Singh stated it got here to mild that the consignment was dropped on this facet of the LoC by Pakistan utilizing the drone and the trio, who hail from Kashmir, had come to choose up the consignment.

“Their interrogation is underway and further details will be shared later,” he stated.

In response to questions, he stated Pakistan is doing its finest to revive terrorism within the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri, which falls in Jammu division and had been cleared of militancy over a decade again.

“The people of Rajouri and Poonch are peace loving and they will not allow Pakistan to succeed in its design. There are some elements with whom we will deal sternly,” he stated.

He termed the dropping of weapons by drones as a “big challenge” and stated that is the primary such aerial drop within the district although an identical try was foiled by the Border Security Force (BSF) alongside the International Border in Kathua district someday again.

“This is a hilly terrain and drones just bypass the deployment on the LoC,” he stated, including that “we are vigilant to the threat and have taken necessary measures”.

On the restoration of a lot of US-made rifles within the latest previous, the DGP stated that “we have recovered such types of rifles like M-4 and M-16 in large numbers in the past as well. These rifles are duplicate weapons manufactured in Pakistan and are being smuggled by LeT and Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists”.

The IGP stated on September 11, police and Army arrested two folks and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition, together with three pistols, 11 grenades, improvised explosive system (IED) materials and a pen drive, irritating terrorists plan to hold out goal killings and blasts in Poonch district.

“The arrest and recovery was made from Balakote sector of Poonch. The pen drive contains details of assembling and planting the IED,” he stated.

In one other operation on September 14, one particular person was arrested with 7 kg heroin in Rajouri and later at his disclosure yet one more arrest was comprised of Kulgam district of south Kashmir.

Three residents of Poonch had been additionally arrested and their questioning led to the restoration of four kg of heroin from the identical spot from the place the sooner consignment of seven kg was dumped after smuggling from throughout the border, he stated.

The IGP stated the cash from the heroin was meant to assist terrorism.

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