Newly recruited militant arrested in South Kashmir’s Kulgam

Srinagar: Police on Thursday arrested a newly recruited militant from Neehama area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir.

Reports said that following a tip-off, a police party during a raid apprehended the militant at Neehama village.

Confirming it, a police officer identified the arrested militant as Shakir Ahmad Alie son of Mushtaq Ahmad Alie, a resident of DH Pora, Kulgam. “Some arms and ammunition were recovered from the arrested person,” he said.

A case in this connection has been filed and further investigations initiated.

Alie, according to police had joined militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen on April 14. (GNS)

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