Po­lice ques­tion two BSF men in gun steal­ing case

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kash­mir po­lice are ques­tion­ing two BSF men af­ter they ar­rested a civil­ian when he was try­ing to steal a rif­fle from the Per­sonal Se­cu­rity Of­fi­cer (PSO) of Gu­j­jar and Bak­er­wal leader at Khan­ba­bal Hous­ing Colony in south Kash­mir’s Anant­nag dis­trict on Thurs­day.

Man­zoor Ah­mad Bhat tried to steal a rif­fle of PSO Bashir Ah­mad when he en­tered his room. Sources said Bhat con­cealed the weapon in

the blan­ket when Ah­mad went to wash­room.

Later Ah­mad got sus­pi­cious when he saw his per­sonal suit­case be­ing fid­dled with. He raised an alarm and with the help of other cops over­pow­ered Bhat be­fore he could flee.

Bhat was later handed over to the po­lice for in­ves­ti­ga­tion. Dur­ing ques­tion­ing, sources said, he named two BSF men with whom he was in li­ai­son with. Po­lice sources said both BSF men are be­ing ques­tioned to un­ravel the mys­tery be­hind the weapon snatch­ing case.

“The po­lice have reg­is­tered a case un­der Sec­tion 380 Ran­bir Pe­nal Code at po­lice sta­tion Anant­nag for al­leged steal­ing of weapon. Dur­ing pre­lim­i­nary in­ves­ti­ga­tion one per­son was ar­rested and ques­tion­ing is in progress,” tweeted Anant­nag po­lice.

Se­nior Su­per­in­ten­dent of Po­lice, Anant­nag, Altaf Ah­mad Khan said they have ar­rested only one per­son so far. “One civil­ian Man­zoor tried to steal the weapon. We have picked him up. Fur­ther de­tails will fol­low”, he said.

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