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24 kg RDX, 71 hand grenades destroyed by Reasi police: SSP

Last Updated on November 26, 2021 at 4:56 pm

Reasi Police destroyed explosive seized during various militancy operations in Subdivision Mahore of District Reasi.

Police Station and SOG had seized grenades, IEDs, RDX in 15 militancy cases registered since 2009 in Mahore-Chassana area. These Explosives remained in the safe custody of Police since years. Sensing security threat of accidental explosions, Reasi Police approached the concerned courts for seeking orders of lawful safe destruction of seized explosives-RDX and grenades.

After hearing petition of Police, destruction orders were passed in two cases by Court of Sessions Judge Reasi. Two Cases were followed up in NIA Court Jammu and required orders were issued by NIA Court, whereas destruction order in rest of eleven cases were passed by Court of JMIC Mahore.

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On the directions of Court SSP Reasi Shailender Singh constituted special joint team of Sub-division Mahore, BDS Squad of Reasi Police and Engineering regiment of 58 RR to assist in the compliance of orders. With due precautions and meticulous planning, all explosives and allied materials were taken to safe place and the team of experts in explosives and blasts destroyed it with special care while following the due protocol.

Destroyed explosives included a huge (71) number of Hand Grenades, 24 Kgs of RDX, Detonators, IED fuses, Remotes of IEDs & it’s covers.

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Mukesh Singh Additional Director General of Police Jammu zone has appreciated Suleman Choudhari Deputy Inspector General of Police Udhampur-Reasi range for guidance and SSP Reasi along with his team for putting sincere efforts to take the last leg of militancy related disposed of cases to logical end & it’s safe execution.