BSF troopers among 3 arrested in arm snatching case

Quizzed on attempt to snatch away a private security guard's weapon


Two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers and a civilian have been arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district after a foiled weapon snatching attempt, police said.

One, Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, was arrested from Anantnag town after he tried to snatch away a private security guard’s weapon late on Thursday from outside a protected Gujjar leader’s house.

“Acting swiftly, police was able to arrest the two BSF personnel. An FIR has been lodged and investigations started.

“The role of the arrested BSF personnel in the aborted weapon snatching attempt is being ascertained,” the officer added.

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