Active since 2017, longest surviving militant arrested in South Kashmir: Police

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a longest surviving militant of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) outfit in Shopian district of South Kashmir.

Police said that Shopian Police and Army arrested a longest surviving militant namely Nasir Ahmed Sher Gojri @ Qasim Bhai, S/o Ali Mohd, R/o HomHuna Nagbal.

He was active since 2017 and was involved in various criminal cases, they said.

They said a case has been registered and investigation is set in motion to unearth the militant network. — (KIMS)