Police Arrest ‘Accomplice’ of Escapee Cop



Police have arrested the “accomplice” of fugitive cop along with a rifle in South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Three youth had gone into hiding on the same day when a cop, Shakoor Ahmad, decamped with four rifles.

Police have claimed all the four youths including the cop joined militant ranks. Besides Shakoor Ahmad, police identified these three missing youths as Aqib Bashir Dar, Gazi Fayaz Dar and Abid Bhat.

A police official told CNS that among these four youths, they have so far managed to nab Aqib Dar along with a rifle. “We are after them and they will be arrested soon,” said the official.

Pertinently, Shakoor Ahmad, who was posted on guard at the residence of SDPO Bijbehara Irshad Ahmad, had decamped with four rifles.


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