Kashmiri soldier comes home on leave, joins Hizbul Mujahideen

Erika Holt
April 17, 2018

Wachi legislator Ajaz Ahmad Mir said he had reports that three boys from his area joined militants in three days after the April 1 twin encounters in Shopian.

An Army jawan who went missing in south Kashmir earlier this month is reported to have joined the Hizbul Mujahideen terror group, police said Monday. The officer also added the two other locals who had also gone missing, joined Hizbul along Mir.

Sepoy Mir Idrees Sultan, a resident of a village in Shopian, was posted with the 12 Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAKLI) at Katihar in Bihar and was scheduled to shift to Jharkhand.

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A photograph of Mir with an AK-47 went viral on social media on Sunday. The filed the report with the police after their continuous attempts to reach to their son through a cell phone, failed. Officially, however, there was no confirmation and police had registered a missing complaint and informed army authorities about the case. Mir reportedly joined Hizbul Mujahideen on Sunday.

Mir Idrees Sultan had been posted in Bihar's Katihar. The Army so far maintained that he is "missing" with no information about his joining any terror group. In another incident, a policeman, identified by cops as Bilal Ahmad, and a civilian, Rafiq Ahmad Lone, were injured after terrorists opened fire on their motorcycle in Shopian on Monday.

His call records and other activities were being probed by the police to ascertain whether he was in touch with any anti-national elements, they said. Both were shifted to Srinagar hospital for treatment.

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