Soldier, VDC member arrested for creating “terror” in Rajouri village

Jammu: A soldier and a Village Defence Committee (VDC) member were arrested for firing shots, triggering panic and terror among the people in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Territorial Army soldier Liyaqat Ali and VDC member Tariq were arrested for firing and creating panic and terror among the people in Targie area of Kotranka belt of the district last night, Darhal police station SHO Kuldeep Raj said today.

The duo told police that they fired in view of suspicious movement of two armed persons, but when Army and Police conduct search operations in the entire area nothing suspicious was found.

The weapons of the duo have been seized and a case registered against them, Raj said. (PTI)