Youth detained for wearing Army-style clothing in Shopian

Indian Army during a search operation in southern Pulwama district
Indian Army during a search operation in southern Kashmir's Pulwama district | Photo: Reshi Irshad

SHOPIAN — An Army patrolling party detained a youth wearing Army-style clothing in south Kashmir’s Shopian district and handed him over to local police for verification.

Locals said that a youth, whom they identified as 19-year-old Anayat Reyaz Ganaie, a resident of Ramnagri Shopian, was detained by soldiers from 62 Rashtriya Rifles.

They said the youth was picked up for allegedly wearing camouflage-type clothes.

The Army later handed over the youth to police to ascertain his antecedents.

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