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FIR registered over 'fake' posts of J&K youths joining militancy

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The and Kashmir Police Wednesday registered an FIR against unidentified persons over of some youths joining militancy in district.

The police managed to track two of the youths mentioned in the post. Another youth, however, was found to be missing, they said.

According to police, photographs of unsuspecting youths were circulated on with messages claiming that they had joined militancy.

"It came to the notice of police that photographs and messages of some boys of district joining militancy were being circulated on groups," a said.

Police found that one of the youths from Tehsil Bhagwah, was working as a with Machail Yatra at Paddar, Kishtwar along with his father, he said.

Another youth from Kawkilla-Dessa mentioned in the post was also traced. He was found to be working with a private company at Hyderpura area of Srinagar, police said.

Meanwhile, a lookout notice has been issued for the third youth from Manjmi Dessa, they said.

Police added that a non-bailable warrant has also been issued against him.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 22:15 IST