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Suspect held from Baghat attack site, family says ‘he is suffering from mental illness’

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Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday claimed to have held a suspected youth near the attack site in Baghat Barzulla area of Srinagar while the family of the youth has vouched for his innocence, saying that the youth is suffering from mental illness, KDC reported.

Mudasir Ahmad was held by joint forces during a search operation which was being carried out after suspected militants carried out an attack in the area killing two policemen.

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir Zone, K.Vijay Kumar, while speaking on the sidelines of the wreath-laying ceremony of two slain cops, said that no one has been arrested but a suspected youth has been held only for questioning purpose.

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