Today at about 12.30 hours, Pulwama Police received an information regarding the presence of militants at Bus Stand Pulwama. Reacting to this information, SOG along with 182 bn CRPF QRT immediately rushed to the spot. They saw some suspicious-looking people there along with a Burqa-clad woman sitting in a Sumo. When the troops directed them to come down the vehicle, they started indiscriminate firing on them and ran away from the spot. Police showed restraint and did not retaliate as there were many people around. The troops, meanwhile, chased them and were able to arrest one of their accomplice who was wearing woman clothes. Further investigation is going on.
Pulwama: Following is the Press Release issued by Pulwama Police regarding the firing incident and consequent arrest of an alleged over ground worker of rebels in the town’s bus stand today: