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Punish my son if he is a militant: Sandeep Sharma's mother

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

The mother of Sharma, arrested by the Police for being an (LeT) operative, says her son should be punished he is a militant.

Sharma's mother Parvati and sister-in-Rekha were interrogated by a team of the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and released from custody late last night, police said.

"If my son is a militant he must be punished. Due to his actions we are facing problems and shame," Parvati told reporters here after her release.

Both Parvati and Rekha work as domestic workers in the district.

Sharma, alias Adil, had left the district in 2012 and told his family that he was earning Rs 12,000 per month in Jammu. His father died in 2007 and his brother is a taxi driver in Haridwar, police said.

Women police officers have been deployed at his residence and are keeping a close watch on the family.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 14:13 IST