Missing SSB man arrested in J&K’s Rajouri

Two arrested
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Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): A Sahastra Seema Bal (SSB) constable, who had deserted his camp along with his service riffle on October 14, was arrested by police in Manjkote area Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir UT, officials said today.

They said that a SSB man Altaf Hussain who deserted his camp in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district along with a INSAS riffle was arrested from a truck at Rajouri district.

“A truck that had reached Rajouri through Mughal Road was intercepted by a police nala team who found the SSB man sitting besides the driver,” the officials said.

Pertinently, the Commandant of the 14th battalion of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) had sent a communication to police station Chadoora, Budgam that a constable identified as Altaf Hussain (110734231) son of Alam Din of Rehan, Koteranka Rajouri had gone missing from the campus at Nagam, Budgam on October 13.

The Commandant has now sought registration of the FIR into the arrest of Altaf. A police officer also said that an FIR has been registered in Manjkote police station in Rajouri and investigations taken up.

-RJV