STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Jammu and Kashmir: Three youth shun militancy, return home

Security forces in Kashmir have maintained that they will provide all possible help to those local militants who want to renounce the path of violence and join the mainstream.

Published: 02nd January 2018 03:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd January 2018 08:05 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

SRINAGAR: Three young boys, who had joined militant ranks recently, have surrendered before security forces in Kashmir, a senior police official said today.

"Another three young boys in valley came back home in response to the call of their families.God bless them," Director General of Police S P Vaid tweeted.

The police have made it a point not to reveal the identity of the youth, who surrender, in order to ensure their safety.

However, sources said two of the three boys who gave themselves up were teenagers hailing from a village in Pulwama district.

Security forces in Kashmir have maintained that they will provide all possible help to those local militants who want to renounce the path of violence and join the mainstream.

Nearly a dozen youth have laid down arms in the past two months in Kashmir.

More from Nation

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp