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Militant Arrested in Poonch Along With Wife and Children

Police in the frontier district of JK arrested an active militant who crossed over to the Indian side from Nepal along with his kin.

Published: 14th June 2015 08:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th June 2015 08:59 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

POONCH: Police in the frontier district of Jammu and Kashmir have arrested an active militant who had crossed over to the Indian side from Nepal along with his wife and three children.

"Yes we have made the arrest, a militant along with his family has been arrested. As the investigations are on right now we won't be able to divulge further details," SSP, Poonch J S Johar told PTI.

Ganie, a resident of Marota village under Suronkote Tehsil  was arrested late last night along with his wife who is a Pakistani national and his three children, he said.

"Ganie had crossed over to the Pakistani side for arms and ammunition training in the year 2000 and this year he returned along with his wife and three children via Nepal," a source privy to the investigation said.

Cases under various sections have been registered against him and investigation initiated to ascertain the reason of his return.



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