House of Shopian detenue attached for ‘helping’ militants


SHOPIAN — Authorities on Tuesday attached the house of a detenue from south Kashmir for his alleged links with militants.

The detenue, identified as Usman Gulzar Wani, is a resident of Hushangpora Nagabal village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district and is currently lodged in Kot Bhalwal Jail Jammu.

Usman, as per police, was arrested in August last year after an encounter and one SLR, two SLR magazines, and 40 SLR rounds were recovered from his possession.

Notably, on August 30 last year, three local militants Danish Khurshid Bhat, Tanvir Ahmed Wani and Tawseef Ahmed Bhat of Shopian district were killed in Nagabal Shopian encounter. After the encounter, police detained Usman Gulzar Wani for assisting the ultras.

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Police confirmed that the house of Usman has been attached for helping militants in Shopian district.

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