Youths who were held while exfiltrating LoC in north Kashmir handed over to their families

Baramulla: The army and Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday handed over four youths to their respective families who were held yesterday while exfiltrating LoC in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. 

In a press conference at EME unit Baramulla Commander 79 Mount Brigade Girish Kalia said that all four youths who were held “while on the path of violence” have been handed over to their respective families.

The Commander said that they got information about 4  youths who were going to join the path of violence after being misguided by local militants and their accomplices.

Commander said that acting swiftly to prevent them from choosing wrong path Army’s 161 TA batallion, Baramulla police and 53 bn CRPF  apprehended them along Line of Control (LOC) in Limber area of Boniyar on Friday.

Kalia further said that after proper counselling youths were handed over to their respective families.

Besides CO 161 TA Ved Benjwal, SSP Baramulla Abdul Qayoom was present in the press conference. 

The commander identified the youths as Adil Ahmad Dar (22) son of Ghulam Hassan Dar of Hardu Hangir Yaripora Kulgam, Tahir Shamim Lone (19) son of Shamim Ahmad Lone of Kapren Shopian, Sameer Bhat (18) son of Ghulam Hassan Bhat of Seer Dari Sopore and Naveed Parra (19) son of Ghulam Nabi Parra of Tapper Pattan. (GNS)

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