Police say, ‘HM Militant Involved in Civilian Killings Arrested’

KL NEWS NETWORK

SRINAGAR

Police Saturday said that it solved two cases of civilian killings by arresting a Hizbul Mujahideen militant.

“On a specific information police and 1st-RR arrested a Hizbul Mujahideen militant Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar @ Hafiz son of Abdul Khaliq resident of Pahnou, Shopian from Qazigund, Islamabad,” a police statement said this evening.

“During the investigation it came to fore that he along with two other militants was involved in the killing of Javid Ahmad Sofi @ Javid Waza son of Mohammed Ismail resident of Bijbehara  and Reyaz Ahmad Khan son of Ali Mohammad Khan resident of Karawa Malnoo, Shopian.”

The statement said that Javaid was killed by militants on 22-03-2015 at New Colony Bijbehara while as Riyaz Ahmad Khan on 25th of October 2014. “The said militant was also involved in an attack on guard post at Court Complex in District Shopian in which a policeman was injured.”

“He was also involved in a firing incident in Awantipora. The said militant had joined HM in September-2014. His role in recent grenade attacks in the district is being ascertained. He is also involved in firing on joint security forces party in Kowni,” the police said.

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