SPO flees with colleague’s service rifle
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SPO flees with colleague’s service rifle

A special police officer ran away with service rifle of a colleague on Saturday afternoon.

A special police officer ran away with service rifle of a colleague on Saturday afternoon.

SPO Showkat Ahmad, a resident of Herman village, posted at police station Shopian, is learnt to have snatched an AK- 47 rifle from his colleague Muhammad Yaseen before fleeing.

Yaseen, a selection grade constable, was posted at the same police station for past many months.

A police official, however, said the SPO broke the lock of Yaseen's trunk, took away the rifle and fled.

He said that police has registered a case and started investigation.

Meanwhile, an alert had been sounded in the area to nab the SPO.

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