Shopian, April 19: Today at 3 pm some miscreants had snatched a 12 bore gun from a private guard from JK Bank Branch Pinjura Shopian.
Upon receiving information Police Shopian swung into action and started meticulous investigation. On the basis of accurate human & technical inputs the boys were identified.
However the police decided to adopt a humane approach as thr boys involved were found to be only misguided youngsters from the village. So their parents & senior citizens of the area were contacted and the search for boys was carried out.
The said gun was recovered and boys were let off after proper counselling. General public of the district hailed Shopian police for a people friendly approach and assured cooperation in maintaining peace in the otherwise militancy affected area.