Militants strike at Bank in Srigufwara, loot cash, decamp with a rifle; says police

Srinagar, May 28: Militants on Monday strike at JK Bank branch at Mahind area of Srigufwara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district and decamped with cash and a service rifle from a security guard.
A police spokesman in a statement issued here said that militants strike in Sirigufwara in Anantnag district and took away Cash Rs1.72 Lacs from a Branch of JK Bank at Mahind and also snatched one 12 Bore rifle from the Bank guard.
“Pictures of the militants who are involved in Bank Robbery at JK Bank Mahind in Sirigufwara district Anantnag are being circulated in the Public domain. General public is requested to assist Police in identifying the militants involved in this Bank Robbery,” the spokesman said.
A case under FIR Number 38/2018 under section 392 RPC, 7/25 Arms act has been registered at Police Station Sirigufwara and further investigations into it was initiated, the spokesman said. (GNS)