|Early Times Report |
Anantnag, July 12: Anantnag Police on Thursday detained a civilian after he attempted to rob service rifle of a Personal Security Officer of Gujjar and Bakerwal leader in South Kashmir's Anantnag district. According to reports, the incident of rifle stealing took place inside the highly fortified Government Housing Colony Khanabal. Several Sitting legislators of National Conference, Peoples Democratic Party, Congress, BJP, senior politicians and officers from civil administration and Police reside in this housing colony. Besides it, Army's 1 Sector Headquarter is adjacent to the Housing Colony Khanabal. Official sources told Early Times that one person identified as Mansoor Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Sangam, entered the room of PSO Bashir Ahmad (SPO) while he was in washroom, and took the rifle by wrapping it in the blanket. As Bhat returned, he found the trunk busted. He soon rushed outside and found Manzoor, a frequent visitor to the house of the Bakerwal leader, in suspicious condition. On seeing Bashir, Manzoor tried to run away and was overpowered by the Bhat and other police personnel there. A police officer confirmed the arrest of civilian and said that case FIR 115 under RPC section of 380 (Theft in dwelling house, etc).