SPO involved in weapon snatching case, arrested
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.