Jammu & Kashmir

BJP member’s PSO and associate go missing with 2 weapons in Kupwara, says police

A deployment of armed forces personnel in Srinagar. [FPK File Photo]

Kupwara: Personal Security Officer with a Bhartiya Janta Party member and his “associate” are missing since last night in Kupwara district of north Kashmir and efforts are underway to trace them, officials said on Monday.

Official sources said that during the intervening night of December 12 and 13, Saqib Ahmad Tantry (SPO) son of Sanaullah Tantry of Bohipora, deployed as PSO with BJP  member Abdul Rashid Zargar fled with two weapons.

Saqib’s “associate” Arif Ahmad son of Bashir Ahmad Mir, also a resident of Bohipora Kupwara, is also missing, they said.

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