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SRINAGAR — A local militant of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit was arrested by security forces on Wednesday night in Gantmullah area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

A police officer said that a joint team of Army’s 163 TA and police apprehended the militant from Gantmullah area of Pattan.

The officer identified the militant as Bashir Ahmad Beigh son of Ghulam Mohiudin of Shirpora, Kandi, Kreeri. “On his instance, raids were carried out in Kreeri late night which resulted in the recovery of one AK rifle with two magazines and 40 rounds,” the officer said.

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Bashir, according to the police officer, had joined militant ranks on April 02 this month.

The officer said that the two boys who were brought back and returned to their respective families were also lured to join the militancy by Bashir.

“In this connection, a case has been registered and further investigations taken up,” the officer added.

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