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Youth who joined militant ranks arrested in Srinagar

IANS  |  Srinagar 

A youth in who had joined militant ranks in October was arrested by the police in on Sunday.

Family sources said was arrested by police from his home in Khanyar area of

Later, the police said the youth had been reunited with his family after he agreed to give up militancy due to persuasion by the family and police.The youth had abandoned his education in in Noida after a scuffle between two groups of students on the campus.

He later appeared in a video that went viral purportedly asserting he had joined militant ranks.

The youth had stated in his video that he was joining ISJK which is reportedly the wing of the Islamic State.



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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 21:56 IST