A policeman posted on residential guard duty with a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader on Wednesday decamped with his colleagues rifle in Rafiabad area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
The policeman, identified as Waseem Ahmad, fled with the rifle of another police constable Dilshad Ahmad.
He was posted on guard duty with Mohammad Maqbool War alias Maqbool Vakil, reports said.
Police said that one SPO namely Waseem Ahmed resident of Shatloo police station Panzala has stolen a weapon from the PSO of a protected person in Sopore from the personal trunk of the PSO.
“The said SPO was posted at the M M WAR guard and was there without a weapon. Police have started the investigation into the matter after registration of a case”.