Snatched weapon recovered in central Kashmir


Newspoint Bureau

Srinagar, December 17

Jammu and Kashmir police recovered a weapon which was snatched from a police party during a clash in the central Kashmir district of Badgam, official sources said.

They said a scuffle took place between two groups over some issue at Makhama in the central Kashmir district of Badgam immediately after Friday prayers were over yesterday.

They said police immediately reached the spot to restore normalcy and bring order among the unruly groups.

However, some miscreants started pelting stones on the police party. During this incident some unknown persons snatched an INSAS rifle and fled away.

Police has taken cognizance and a case has been registered in the matter, he said.

However, during the search operation in the area police recovered the snatched weapon from a nallah.

No one was arrested, they said.


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