“Two youth during wee hours fired two shots at security personnel deployed at a check point from the INSAS Rifles they had stolen from the Shahdara Police Post,” a senior police official here told.
He said that the boys had stolen the weapons along with the magazines, while no injury has been reported in the firing and the duo has been taken into custody.
The arrested were identified as Mukhtar Ahmed(22) of New Colony, Safanagri (Zainapura) Shopian and Aijaz Ahmed Paaray (22), resident of Keshva, Chitragama, Shopian, Kashmir.
“They are reportedly suspected militants with possibilities of having links with local Hizbul Mujaheedin outfit,” said a police official.
“We are investigating the matter,” he added.
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Two youth arrested in possession of rifle in RajouriTwo youth were arrested on Monday while escaping to Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.The youth were reportedly escaping to Shopian after snatching weapons from security personnel at a shrine at Shahdara Sharif in Rajouri on Sunday night.One INSAS rifle has been recovered from them.Further details are awaited.
Posted by Jammu culture and heritage on Monday, June 11, 2018