Srinagar: A rifle snatching bid was foiled on Thursday evening at Imamsahib area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district, a top police officer said.

A senior police officer told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a person attempted to snatch a weapon from SOG personnel near the camp at Imamsahib.

He said that with the quick action, the snatcher was, however, arrested on the spot.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shopian confirmed the incident to KNO and said that a case is being registered to take up further investigation into the matter—(KNO)