2 juveniles among 5 youth rescued from joining militant ranks in Baramulla: Police

Baramulla, Jan 24 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said that it has succeeded in rescuing five youths including 2 juveniles identity protected from joining militant ranks in northern Kashmir's Baramulla district.

"Unearthing a major activity of terrorists to misguide the youth and entice them to join terrorist ranks, Baramulla police along with army 29 RR has succeeded in rescuing 5 youths including 2 juveniles (identity protected) from joining terror ranks," said a police spokesman in a statement issued to the Kashmir News Service (KNS).

As per information received from reliable sources, the police said it was learnt that some youngsters are being inticed by terror handlers from pakistan to join terrorist organizations.

"On receiving this input SFs first traced these youth and they were subjected to sustained questioning with the help of their parents," the police said, adding that on their disclosure it was learnt that these youth were in touch with terrorist handlers in pakistan through social media to get recruited in terror outfits.

it added that the terror handlers were trying to radicalize the minds of these boys. "These boys all in their teenage  have now been handed over to parents after proper counselling," it said.

JK Police and Indian Army, the police said are firm on their resolve to defeat all nefarious designs of enemy to misguide and radicalize the youth of Kashmir. "Parents are requested to keep vigil on activities of their children and cooperate with Police," it added.(KNS)

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