SPO guarding MLA’s residence steals 9 rifles, 1 pistol in Srinagar
Jammu & Kashmir

SPO guarding MLA’s residence steals 9 rifles, 1 pistol in Srinagar

Srinagar, Sep 28: A Special Police Officer (SPO), guarding the residence of a legislature, decamped with nine service rifles and a pistol from the guard room in this summer capital, on Friday.

“SPO Adil Bashir Sheikh ran away with weapons from the residence of MLA Wachi, Aijaz Ahmad Mir, from Jawahir Nagar in Srinagar on Friday evening,” a police spokesperson said. He said Sheikh decamped with five AK-47 rifles, four INASA and a pistol. “Sheikh was engaged as SPO on March 11, 2017,” official sources said.

They said a high alert has been sounded across Srinagar and checkpoints have been established at various places to recover the weapons and nab Sheikh. (UNI)