Five youth including juveniles rescued from joining terror ranks: Police
Srinagar, Jan 24: Police on Tuesday rescued five youth including juveniles from joining terror ranks in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Police said that unearthing a major activity of terrorists to misguide the youth and entice them to join terror ranks, Baramulla police along with army 29 RR has succeeded in rescuing five youths including 2 juveniles (identity protected) from joining the ultras.
According to police spokesman, as per information received from reliable sources, it was learnt that some youngsters are being inticed by terrort handlers from Pakistan to join various terror organizations.
On receiving this input SFs first traced these youth and they were subjected to sustained questioning with the help of their parents. On their disclosure it was learnt that these youth were in touch with handlers in Pakistan through social media to get recruited in terror outfits.
The handlers were trying to radicalize the minds of these boys. These boys all in their teenage have now been handed over to parents after proper counseling, police said.
JK Police and Indian Army are firm on their resolve to defeat all nefarious designs of enemy to misguide and radicalize the youth of Kashmir, he said.
Parents are requested to keep vigil on activities of their children and cooperate with Police, read the statement issued by the police.