Uri Ex-Filtration: One More Guide Detained, Says Police

Srinagar, July 8: Police on Thursday said that one more guide was detained in connection with the foiled ex-filtration bid along Uri in Baramulla district on July 2.

“During questioning of the guide namely Parvaiz Ahmad Hajam of Gohallan Uri he confessed that other guide namely Mohammad Majloon Sheikh son of Aakli Sheikh of Dudran Boniyar was also involved in the act of Exfiltration of the three youth to (PaK) and on his confession the guide was arrested and incriminating material was also recovered from his possession,” a police officer said.

On July 2, Police and army said than the ex-filtration bid was foiled by detaining three youths and one guide, Parvaiz Ahmad Hajam, in the Uri.

“Police received specific information that three local youths were received by one Parvaiz Ahmad Hajam (guide) in order to ex-filtrate them to (PaK) through Gowhallan sector,” a police spokesman had said in a statement.

The detained youths were identified as Mohammad Shafi Hajam son of Abdul Ahad Hajam, Reyaz Ahmad Bhat son of Manzoor Ahmad, both residents of Sheeri Mirhar and Yasir Bhat son of Ghulam Mohammad of Chatloora Sopore.

“Incriminating material including sharp knives, torch etc. were also recovered from their possession,” he had said, adding, “Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation into the matter is in progress.” gns

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