Jammu, April 12: Police have recovered a big cache of arms and ammunition from a car after the driver abandoned the vehicle on seeing the ‘Naka’ (Checkpost) party in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir late last night.
According to sources, a team of the local police deployed on night domination in the Mehmodabad area of Dooru tehsil in the district noticed a car stopped some distance away on seeing the police.
This raised suspicion following which the police team fired some shots in the air. Thereafter, the driver taking advantage of the darkness abandoned the car and fled from the spot.
Later, on conducting a search in the car the police officials recovered one AK-56 rifle, 2 magazines, 2 pistols, 3 pistol magazines, six grenades, 44 AK-47 rounds, and 58 rounds of 9 mm ammunition.
Further investigation into the matter is underway, said a police official.