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Army man missing in Kashmir's Shopian, may have joined Hizbul Mujahideen

Sepoy Mir Idrees Sultan, was posted with 12 Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry in Bihar, was scheduled to shift to Jharkhand

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

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An man, who has been missing since Saturday, is believed to have joined terror group Hizbul Mujahideen, along with two others, in district of South Kashmir, police said in on Friday.

Sepoy Idrees Sultan, a resident of a village in Shopian, was posted with the 12 Light Infantry (JAKLI) at Katihar in and was scheduled to shift to According to the police, was unhappy about the move.

He had arrived at his native village on April 12 and had been missing since Saturday night, police officials said.

His father, Mohammed Sultan Mir, approached the police station on Monday morning and reported that his son had been missing.

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The police officials said that he had joined the militant group, along with two other local youths.

Officially, however, there was no confirmation and police had registered a missing complaint and informed authorities about the case.

His call records and other activities were being probed by the police to ascertain whether he was in touch with any anti-elements, they said.

The maintains that he has been "missing" and has no confirmation about his joining the terror outfit.

First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 22:58 IST
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