An over ground worker (OGW) of a terror outfit, who escaped the police custody, has been found dead in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla, police said on Wednesday. The OGW was apprehended with two Chinese hand grenades from Sopore yesterday. “During a search, the body of the OGW was found near the stone quarry of Tujjar-Sharief in Baramullah,” Jammu and Kashmir police said.
Further investigation is underway.
The over ground terrorist worker has been identified as Irfan Ahmad Dar, 23/24 years, resident of Sidiq-Colony in Sopore. He was apprehended with two Chinese Hand Grenades in his possession, the police said in a statement. “In this regard, Case FIR No. 257/2020 U/S 18 ULA (P) Act, 7/27 A. Act was registered in Police Station Sopore and investigation took up. During the course of the investigation, a Police Team visited Chairdaji area of Tujjar-Sharief along with OGW for affecting some more recovery on the disclosure of the OGW,” read the statement.