Jammu, Sept 09: Two surrendered militants turned cops today allegedly went missing with their official weapons in the Doda district.
According to a senior official, two cops this afternoon allegedly fled with service rifles, arms and ammunition were identified as Riyaz Ahmed and Gul Muhammad, both residents of district Doda reportedly managed to escape with INSAS and AK 47 rifles.
“The duo had also managed some AK-47 magazines”, he said, adding that both, before joining the police department were militants of Hizb-ul-Mujaheedin and Lashkar-e-Toiba and were presently serving as Special Police Officers (SPOs)
He said manhunt has been launched to apprehend the absconders. Riyaz Ahmad, the former Hizb militant surrendered in 2002 and Gul Mohammad, who was an active member of LeT.