Boy who joined militancy returns home: Police


SRINAGAR: A boy who joined militancy in Kashmir has returned home on Friday following an appeal by his mother, a senior police official said.

“Another young boy responding to the appeals of crying mother returned to the fold of family leaving path of violence in the valley”, DGP SP Vaid said in a tweet on Friday.

The DGP also wished a happy reunion to the family in his tweet. “I wish the family happy re-union”, he said. The age of the boy has not been disclosed.

Four Kashmiri youngsters, who had taken to militancy, shunned the path of violence and returned to the mainstream in 2017. (PTK)