Published On: Mon, Apr 3rd, 2017

Soldier arrested as grenades recovered from luggage at Srinagar airport

Srinagar: Two grenades were recovered on Monday from the luggage of a soldier at Srinagar International Airport during routine X-ray screening, police said.

The arrested soldier has been identified as Rifle man Bhupal Mukhia

The army personnel was arrested by the anti-hijacking squad at the airport following the discovery at the outer gate of the airport, it added.

“The soldier was to board a flight to Delhi. He has been detained and lodged at the Humama police station for questioning,” the police said.

The arrested soldier has been identified as Rifle man Bhupal Mukhia.

He is a resident of village Bhosoli Gaom in Darjeeling.

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