Kashmir: Three rifles go missing from police post in Dalgate

The incident comes a day after militants decamped with service rifle of a policeman at Kashmir University.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: May 17 2018 9:58PM | Updated Date: May 17 2018 9:58PM
Kashmir: Three rifles go missing from police post in DalgateRepresentational pic

Three rifles have gone missing from a police post at Dalgate in the heart of Srinagar city on Thursday evening.

Quoting IGP Kashmir Range SP Pani, GNS news agency reported that three rifles have gone missing from police post outside a hotel at Buchwara, Dalgate. “We are investigating as to how these weapons went missing,” the report quoted the IGP as having said.

Quoting official sources, the report said that cops posted at the post are being questioned.

It said that the militants might have decamped with the rifles when the police personnel had gone to offer Maghrib prayers.

The incident comes a day after militants decamped with service rifle of a policeman at Kashmir University.