Jammu and Kashmir Police arrests timber smuggler on stone-pelting charges

November 1st, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI  

Srinagar, Nov.1 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir police arrested a timber smuggler for smuggling and instigating stone-pelting.

The Deputy Inspector General, South Kashmir, Shafqat Ahmad Watali said that police succeeded in arresting Nazir Ahmad Lone alias Nazir Konda of Shopian on Saturday evening.

Nazir had developed a modus operandi for carrying out timber smuggling in which he used to instigate stone-pelting on police by funding some of his associates.

He had created pandemonium in the area and diverted the attention of the police to the restoration of law and order.

Watali asserted that the incidents of stone pelting will come down with his arrest. (ANI)

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