Army jawan from J& K joins Hizbul
An Army jawan who went missing in south Kashmir earlier this month is reported to have joined the Hizbul Mujahideen terror group, police said Monday.
Idris Mir, a resident of Safa Nagri village of Wacchi area in Shopian district who was working as a sepoy in the Army’s Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry ( JKLI), joined the terror outfit on Sunday, the police said.
Recently, he was posted to Jharkhand and was unhappy about the move, the police said.
Photographs showing Mir carrying an AK- 47 rifle went viral on social media on Monday with a message declaring that he has joined the Hizb.
He had gone missing
along with two other local youth who are also reported to have joined the outfit, police added.
The Army maintained that Mir is “missing” and it had no confirmation about his joining the terror outfit.
Meanwhile, a policeman and a civilian were injured on Monday after suspected militants opened fire in Shopian.
Policeman Bilal Ahmed and his friend Rafiq Ahmad Lone were travelling on a motorcycle when targeted by militants. Both of them were taken to Srinagar for treatment, the police said.