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Six held for ‘recruiting youth in militant ranks’: Police

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Srinagar, Mar 19: Police on Monday claimed to have "busted" a network recruiting youth in militant outfits in Tral area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

"On a specific information, Awantipora police along-with 42 RR and CRPF, in a joint operation in Tral, busted a criminal network involving JeM outfit who were involved in recruiting youth into the militant ranks," police spokesman said in a statement.

"They were involved in providing logistic support and facilitating movement of militants in the general area  of Tral," he said, adding that "incriminating material" was recovered from their possession.

Spokesman identified the arrested persons as Ghulam Nabi Shah, son of Ghulam Qadir Shah, resident of Gang Tral; Ishfaq Sameer Sheikh, son of Ghulam Nabi Sheikh, resident of Takiya Gulab Bagh; Irfan Ahmad Mir, son of Mushtaq Ahmad Mir, resident of Batagund; Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, son of Abdul Salam Bhat, resident of Batagund; Bashir Ahmad Sheikh, son of Ama Sheikh, resident of Khangund, and Junaid Rashid Bhat, son of Abdul Rashid Bhat, resident of Nowdal, Tral.

"In this regard a case (FIR no. 23/2018) under section 18, 18B, 20, 39 ULA (P) Act stands registered in Police Station Tral and the investigation has been taken up," spokesman informed.

 

 

 

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