Tral youth attempts to snatch rifle of SOG cop, held: Witnesses

Bilal Habib

Pulwama: A youth was arrested by the Special Operations Group (SOG) of police today when he allegedly tried to snatch the rifle of a cop in the restive township of Tral here.

Two youth, whose identity is not yet known, tried to snatch the rifle of a SOG personal in the Bus Stand Tral, where CRPF and policemen were deployed in strength to foil any pro-freedom protests post Friday, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. The alert SOG cop, witnesses said, foiled their plans and caught hold of a youth. Another, however, managed to escape.

More details emerging.