Abducted civilian rescued in Pulwama, says Police

Armed forces deployed in Pulwama [FPK File Photo]

Srinagar: Police on Saturday said that the a person who was ‘abducted’ by unidentified gunmen has been rescued, who is also a brother of ‘arrested’ militant in Nikloora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

A senior Police officer told GNS that Shakeel Ahmad who was earlier abducted by unidentified gunmen has been just rescued by Pulwama police.

Earlier, they said that some pistol borne persons barged inside the house of Shakeel Ahmad Sofi son of Ghulam Mohammad and took him along with them. A senior police officer had said that searches had been launched to retrieve the “kidnapped person”.

Shakeel’s brother Shamim Ahmad Sofi, as per police, was apprehended along with a pistol and ammunition in orchards of Nikloora village on October 1. As per police, Shahmim was associated with a Lashkar-e-Toiba. (GNS)


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