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SPO involved in weapon snatching case, arrested

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Srinagar: Police has arrested a former Special Police Officer (SPO) allegedly involved in weapon loot incident.

A police spokesman said that based on a credible input regarding movement of a suspected person near Bone and Joint Hospital Barzulla, a special team of Srinagar Police apprehended a person.

“On his questioning he disclosed his identity as Showket Ahmed Khan S/O Abdul Hamid Khan R/O Aarth-Narbal Budgam, affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba.His code name is Aumer,” police said.

It is pertinent to mention here that said person is involved in case FIR No.73/2018 U/S 392 RPC, 7/25 Arms Act , 3 PEPO Act registered at P/S Rajbagh Srinagar.

Sources said that the arrested person was involved in weapon loot from the official residence of a Congress leader at Jawahar Nagar.

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