Police rescues 6 youths from joining militancy in Kashmir

Srinagar, Apr 7: Jammu and Kashmir police has rescued six youths who were intending to join militancy in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, a police spokesman said here on Saturday afternoon.
He said six youths, who were intending to join militancy were counselled alongwith their families by police in Pulwama.
The youths were later handed over to their parents, he said.
However, further details about the youths were not disclosed for security reasons.
About one hundred youths were counselled and prevented from joining militancy in the Kashmir valley during the past six months.
Meanwhile police have arrested two persons for providing funds to militants in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, a police spokesman said here on Saturday afternoon.
He said the police arrested Rafiq Ahmad Dar and Abid Majeed, residents of Awantipora Pulwama for their involvement in funding militants.
He said they were wanted in a case FIR No 50/2018 of Police Station Awantipora. Investigation in this matter has been taken up, he added.