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Assam Police awaiting confirmation on youth suspected to have joined Hizbul in J&K

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

The Police is awaiting confirmation from its Jammu and counterpart whether a missing youth from the northeastern state has joined militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen, a said today.

"Whether he has joined the is still to be confirmed by Jammu and Police. The verification process is going on," of Police told

"The fact that he is missing is confirmed. The special branch of Police is investigating and has taken up the matter with Jammu and Police," Sahay said.

A photograph of the youth from Assam's Jamunamukh village in district holding an automatic assault rifle has gone viral on The photograph has a caption that suggests he is now a member of

The youth's mother recognised him in the photograph as her missing son and said the government should shoot him dead for being a traitor.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 15:45 IST