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Jaish militant returns to mainstream

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A (JeM) militant, hailing from district of Jammu and Kashmir, Sunday laid down arms and returned to the mainstream, police said.

A did not reveal the identity of the militant, saying "the identity stands protected.

"One more youth from Pulwama, who was part of terror outfit JeM, has shunned the path of violence and returned to mainstream with efforts of his family and police, the said.

Dozens of militants have laid down their arms in since 2017 when police announced that they will accept offer to surrender of local militants even during ongoing encounters.

Most of these militants have returned home after appeals by their families to shun the path of violence.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, May 05 2019. 14:00 IST
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