The police personnel namely SgCT Mohd Hanif of JKAP 4th Batallion who was on special duty and deputed as PSO with One Maulana Shahid Akhtar who had come from Delhi and staying at Circuit House. Now the above mentioned SgCT was coming back on foot after performing his duties and when he reached Mandir Masjid point near Tawi bridge, some 3-4 guys (unknown) standing there threw Chilli powder in his eyes and hit him with a blunt object and snatched His AK-47 with magazine containing 30 Rounds. He raised alarm and some Local people managed to caught One boy namely Masroor s/o Abdul Rashid of Shopian and handed him over to police who took him to Nawabad Police Station. Other youth manged to escape from spot taking the weapon with them. The injured Cop admitted in GMC Hospital. Further details will be conveyed.