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Govt employee, 2 Srinagar residents arrested with rusty pistol in Budgam

Budgam: The armed forces arrested three persons including a government employee and recovered a rusty pistol from their possession in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, officials said on Monday.

53 RR and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir arrested three persons during the intervening night of Feb 07 and 08 at Khansahib Budgam.

An official said that a government employee working in the Education Department identified him as a former militant Bashir Ahmad Shah of Arigam, Khansahab, Faisal Farooq and Inam-ul-Haq—both residents of Chattabal Srinagar.

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