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Arrested militants brother kidnaped in Pulwama

PULWAMA: Unknown gunmen on Saturday “kidnapped” a person, said to be the brother of a militant who was recently “apprehended”, in the Nikloora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, an official source said.

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 told that searches have been launched to retrieve the “kidnapped person”.

Shakeel’s Brother Shamim Ahmad Sofi was claimed to have been 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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