A rifle snatching bid was foiled on Saturday at Jammu and Kashmir bank in Imam Sahib area of Shopian. One among the accused involved in the act has been arrested on the spot.
A police official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that unidentified persons tried to snatch 12 bore rifle from guard of J&K Bank at Imam Sahib.
However, he said the guard entered into a scuffle with the accused persons following which one among them was arrested on the spot.
He said security forces have rushed to the spot and a search operation has been launched to nab the other persons involved.
“Police is examining the CCTV footage of the bank to identify and nab the accused,” he added. (KNO)