Sunday, April 14, 2024

Bhubaneswar: INSAS rifle of police officer stolen during President’s visit – N.F Times

Bhubaneswar: An INSAS rifle of a police officer stationed at the 7th Battalion here was allegedly stolen during the recent visit of President Droupadi Murmu to Odisha.

The officer, identified as P Lachhmaya, who was on duty at the 7th Battalion, alleged that his INSAS rifle went missing.

A complaint has been lodged by Lachhmaya at the Maitri Vihar Police Station in the city regarding the theft.

“Police are treating this matter with utmost seriousness. We are currently conducting a thorough investigation and are determined to recover the rifle promptly. Additionally, officers within the battalion are also conducting an investigation,” said Bhubaneswar DCP Prateek Singh.

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