Jammu and Kashmir: Army detains youth with pistol in poonch

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Army personnel detained a youth carrying a pistol in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said.

Muhammad Parvez, a college student, was detained by Army personnel during a routine checking in Mendhar border area.

Parvez was travelling in a car, when officials during frisking of vehicles near Harni village found a licensed pistol along with a magazine and seven live rounds from his possession and detained him for further questioning.

“Seven cartridges, a magazine and other items were seized from the man, who is being questioned,” the officials said.

More details are awaited.