Jammu & Kashmir

BJP Sarpanch held with pistol in Kulgam

Armed forces personnel stand guard amid shutdown in Kulgam. [FPK File photo]

Kulgam: A Sarpanch affiliated with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was arrested while a pistol was recovered from his possession at his home in Qaimoh area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam on Wednesday afternoon.

Official sources said that acting on specific inputs, the armed forces personnel carried out searches at his home.

During the search, the Sarpanch was arrested and a pistol recovered from him was also seized.

The Sarpanch has been identified as Aqib Shafi, son of Mohammad Safi Baddar from Kawaki Bazar, Qaimoh. (KNO)


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