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Army jawan arrested with two grenades at Srinagar airport

Army jawan arrested with two grenades at Srinagar airport

| | 03 Apr 2017, 01:34 pm
Srinagar, Apr 3 (IBNS) : A soldier was arrested at Srinagar airport on Monday morning after two live grenades were found in his baggage, media reports said.

The soldier,  Gopal Mukhiya of 17 JAK Rifles, is  posted  near the Line of Control in the Uri sector of Kashmir.

According to reports,  he was  about to take a chartered flight to Delhi when a baggage check revealed the grenades.

He reportedly claimed during questioning  that the grenade was handed over to him by his officer.

The jawan was arrested and police started and investigation into the incident.

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