Srinagar: A week after going missing, a Special Police Officer (SPO) was arrested on Tuesday along with an AK-47 rifle in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, GNS reported.
Official sources told the news agency that SPO Zakir Ahmad Malik (No. 967/K), son of Mohammad Sikander Malik, a resident of Hangir, was arrested along with the rifle, one magazine and 24 rounds.
He had escaped from Police Station Frisal along with an AK weapon, one magazine and 30 rounds on December 22.
A senior police officer confirmed the arrest and said that furth investigations are underway. (GNS)