Snatched weapon recovered within 30 hours: Police

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AWANTIPORA — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday claimed to have recovered a 12-bore rifle which was snatched by unknown persons from a Bank guard at Dadsara Tral area of Awantipora.

In a statement issued here, it said that during the course of investigation of weapon snatching case which took place yesterday at Dadsara Awantipora, two youth were identified during video footage analysis to have committed the weapon snatching act.

Among these two identified youth, one has been arrested and the snatched 12 Bore rifle of the said case has been recovered today afternoon from the school premises of the village Dadsara.

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“Another identified accused is evading his arrest. Role of third person, if any, is being ascertained,” the statement reads.

It is pertinent to mention that yesterday at about 10:50 hours, two masked youth entered Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Dadsara village and attacked the private security guard of “G Active Security Service” with an axe and snatched his 12 Bore rifle.

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