Missing youth from south Kashmir joins militancy

A youth from Hariparigam Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, who had gone missing a couple of days back, has joined militant ranks.
The photograph of Shakir Ahmed Wani son of Ghulam Muhammad Wani of Hariparigam Awantipora carrying assault rifles has gone viral on social media.
Shakir, 21, is a final year student of BSc Lab Technology and had gone missing some days back.
His family had made passionate appeals to him through social media to return home as his mother was hospitalized shortly after his disappearance.
“His family has lodged a missing report at police station and we have started investigation,” a police official said. CNS