SRINAGAR, Mar 12: Two persons were arrested after a bank security guard’s missing rifle was recovered from their possession while another was held for the possession of a grenade and ammunition.
Police said that during the intervening night of March 11 and 12, police in Shopian arrested two youth of village Kumdalan. “During questioning, a 12 bore rifle, which was missing from J&K Bank guard Kumdalan from March 6, was recovered from their possession,” police said.
In another incident, during cordon-and-search operation at Badroo Yaripora, a joint team of Army and SOG arrested Mohammad Ayoub Rather son of Assadullah Rather and recovered a grenade, UBGL shell, eight rounds of AK and seven rounds of pistol from his possession.
A case FIR number 15/2019 under Section 7/25 was registered in police station Yaripora.