Missing army man joins Hizb ul Mujahideen: Jammu and Kashmir police

Idrees Mir, who was posted in the Army's Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAKLI) unit, joined the group yesterday, a police official said.

Press Trust of India
Srinagar, Publish Date: Apr 16 2018 5:21PM | Updated Date: Apr 16 2018 9:35PM
Missing army man joins Hizb ul Mujahideen: Jammu and Kashmir policeMissing army man joins Hizb ul Mujahideen: Jammu and Kashmir police

An army man who had gone missing from south Kashmir earlier this month has joined the Hizbul Mujahideen militant group, police officials said today.

Idrees Mir, who was posted in the Army's Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAKLI) unit, joined the group yesterday, a police official said.

The official said Mir had gone missing from Shopian. He joined the group along with two locals who had also been missing.

The Army maintains that he is "missing" and has no confirmation about his joining the militant outfit.