Srinagar: A Special Police Officer (SPO) fled with several rifles on Friday from the residence of a People's Democratic Party (PDP) MLA at Jawahar Nagar in the city where he was posted, police said.
SPO Adil Bashir went missing, along with 10 weapons, from the guard room at the residence of PDP MLA from Wachi constituency Aijaz Ahmad Mir, the police said.
The SPO, who hails from the militancy-hit Shopian district of south Kashmir, has taken away 10 weapons — five AK-47 rifles, four INSAS rifle and a pistol.
An alert has been sounded across Kashmir Valley to track down the deserter, the police said.
Police have announced a reward of Rs 2 lakh on information leading to his arrest.
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Updated Date: Sep 29, 2018 09:00:19 IST