SRINAGAR — Hours after snatching a rifle from a paramilitary CRPF personnel in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police on Sunday said that the youth was brought back with the assistance of his family.
“With the assistance of family, Police brought back Irfan Bashir Ganie alias Soba Ganie, aged about 25 years, son of Bashir Ahmad of Bellow Pulwama along with an AK-47 rifle which he snatched from CRPF personnel today morning,” ADGP Kashmir said in a tweet as per the news agency GNS, adding, “Investigation is going on. We appreciate the role of his family.”
Earlier in the day, a rifle was snatched from the paramilitary CRPF soldier at 11:45 AM in Rajpora area of the district, officials said.
Soon after the incident, police and CRPF cordoned off the area and started searches in the area.