Unknown persons throw chilli powder on CRPF personnel at Humhama, attempt to ‘snatch weapon’

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Budgam: Unidentified persons on Tuesday afternoon tried to snatch a weapon of a constable of B/35Bn Central Reserve Police force (CRPF) at Humhama chowk of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district after throwing chilli powder at him.

However, the CRPF personnel resisted the “weapon snatching bid”.

Reports said that the attackers were 3 in number and were not carrying any weapon.

The attackers managed to escape from the spot after the incident.

However, SSP Budgam Tijinder singh said that it could not be established whether it was a weapon snatching bid, but, he said, the persons threw mirchi powder at the CRPF personnel.

However, a manhunt has been launched to nab the persons.