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Vital breakthrough in Pachmarhi army camp breach
Vital breakthrough in Pachmarhi army camp breach

Bhopal, Dec 8 (TIWN) The Madhya Pradesh police managed to zero in on one of the suspects of Friday's security breach in the Pachmarhi army camp. A police party has on late Saturday evening left for an undisclosed location to nab a Sepoy of Sikh Regimental Centre who is on long leave without pay from his unit since October 15 this year.

The army and police have been coordinating the operation and hope to solve the case shortly, say sources.

The two imposters who breached the security of Pachmarhi army camp on Friday to decamp with two Insas rifles and some ammunition. The duo posed as army officers and decamped with two Insas rifles and ammunition from army cantonment at Pachmarhi after conning sentries at a military check post. Surprisingly the duo roamed the camp for almost two hours on Friday morning in the unit before tricking the sentries to part with their guns.

The sepoy who belongs to Miani village in Hoshiarpur district of Punjab was under training in the musical band from March 2018 to June 2018 before being posted bacjk into his regiment. The police suspect he could have been lured into the militant pro- Khalsa movement. The vital clue was found from the TV grab of a roadside eatery where the duo got a meal packed.

Hoshangabad district superintendent of police ML Chhari said, "We have got a CCTV grab of the accused who got their food packed from roadside eatery at Pachmarhi before committing the theft. The CCTV camera put at the dhaba had captured them moving (in hooded sweatshirts)," said Chhari.

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