Srinagar: J&K Police said that two juveniles among five boys were prevented from joining militancy in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday.
In a statement, the police said the Baramulla police along with army 29 RR succeeded in rescuing five youths including 2 juveniles (identity protected) from joining militant ranks.
As per the Police statement, some youngsters are being enticed by militant handlers from Pakistan to join militant organizations. On receiving this specific input; forces traced these youth first and were questioned with the help of their parents.
“On their disclosure, it was learned that militant handlers in Pakistan were encouraging Kashmir youth through social media to get recruited in militant outfits,” the statement reads.
“These boys all in their teenage have now been handed over to parents after proper counseling,” Police said.
“JK Police and Indian Army are firm on their resolve to defeat all nefarious designs of the enemy to misguide and radicalize the youth of Kashmir,” it reads.
Parents are requested to keep a vigil on the activities of their children and cooperate with Police, reads the statement.