United News of India
Srinagar, July 20: A man was arrested by police after he allegedly jumped a security checkpoint late on Sunday in central Kashmir district of Budgam, official sources said here on Monday.
They said police signalled a vehicle to stop at a checkpoint at around 2040 hrs on Sunday in Beerwah Chowk in Budgam.
However, they said that the driver ignored the signal and tried to run away, prompting policemen at the checkpoint to fire few warning shots in the air. “Finally, the driver, identified as Zahid Majeed, stopped the vehicle,” they said.
They said the driver was immediately taken into custody for questioning. “There was no loss to life or injury in the incident,” they added.