Police have apprehended a suspect identified as Lokesh Kumar, hailing from Alipurdauar, West Bengal.
The arrest took place at Regal Chowk during the early hours, where a joint police checkpoint was set up.
The suspect was found to be in possession of a stolen pistol.
“One person namely Lokesh Kumar of Alipurdauar West bengal a/p Elahibagh Soura caught with pistol on a joint naka at Regal chowk in wee hours. He had stolen this pistol same night from the house of a registered license holder. FIR 31/2023 registered at PS Kothibagh(sic),” Srinagar Police said in a tweet.