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Security forces apprehend former militant in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar

Security personnel examine the area, after a militant attack at Khanayar in Srinagar, on Septemebr 12. File   | Photo Credit: PTI

Security forces have arrested a former militant in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, officials said on Saturday.

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On specific information received through reliable sources, a special team of security forces raided the suspected locations on Friday and arrested the former militant, they said.

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The arrested person has been identified as Abdul Gani. He was wanted in a case registered at Marwah Police Station, officials said, adding he was produced before a court in Kishtwar and sent in judicial custody.


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