As per a police spokesperson four extortionists were held during a Naka checking by Sumbal Police along with 2 RR at Dangerpora, Sumbal.
The police intercepted a suspected a vehicle Tavera bearing registration number JK01P/6383 which was stopped and during the search police recovered 01 Pistol, 01 Pistol Magazine, 50 SLR rounds and 02 SLR Magazines, 2 SIM cards, 1 Bandooli , 2 cell phone and cash of Rs. 1450 from four men Reyaz Ahmad Gojri son of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Pattan, Jahangir Ahmad Pandith son of Abdul Rashid resident of Kunzer, Ghulam Hassan Shah son of Abdul Ahad resident of Goripora Kunzar and Sikander Ramzan resident of Pattan, boarding the Tavera.
Police has informed that all the four were detained and one of the detainees Sikander Ramzan is a police constable posted as a hotel guard in Srinagar.
During the investigation it has been found that these four men had formed a gang and were extorting money from the civilians. It was also found that he stole the pistol from his place of posting and it belongs to the Guard Incharge.
Meanwhile a case under FIR no. 83/2013 has been registered in this regard.