Rajouri: Security forces on Wednesday evening launched a search operation in Thalka and Nadpur villages in Nowshera area of Rajouri after a trio riding a motorcycle broke police naka and then escaped towards riverside.
Police, however, rubbished the rumours being circulated on social media that the “suspects were carrying weapons.”
“A motorcycle broke police naka late this evening at Thalka near Nowshera after which cops with the help of locals chased the vehicle and intercepted it at some distance,” an official handout issued from SSP Rajouri said.
“Three persons riding on the motorcycle, however, left the vehicle in the middle of the road and escaped,” SSP Rajouri Mohammad Aslam said.
“Searches have been launched but it is clarified that these suspects were not carrying any weapons and this information being shared on social media is not true,” said SSP.
“People are advised not to spread the rumour regarding these people carrying weapons,” he further said.