SP0PORE: A young man arrested in a militancy-related case in 2016 escaped from police station in Bomai village in Sopore outskirts on Tuesday.
Abdul Majeed Mir, 24, resident of Tujjer village of Sopore, was arrested under a case FIR number 50 U/S 13 ULA in Bomai police station.
“It was his court hearing today. On returning from court, when we reached near police station Bomai, he managed to escape by giving the slip to police personnel and jumping over the wall,” a police officer said.
SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal confirmed the incident and said that he had sent a team there to investigate. He added that police have launched a search in the area to nab the fugitive.
Mir was arrested in 2016 in a militancy-related case and it was also claimed that a weapon was recovered from his possession