October 16, 2021 2:57 pm

Gunmen ‘Kidnap’ Arrested Militant’s Brother In South Kashmir's Pulwama

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Srinagar- Unknown gunmen on Saturday 'kidnapped' a person, said to be the brother of a militant who was recently arrested, in Nikloora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, official source said.

They said that some pistol borne persons barged inside the house of Shakeel Ahmad Sofi son of Ghulam Mohammad and took him along with them, reported news agency GNS.

A senior police officer said that searches have been launched to retrieve the 'kidnapped person'.

Shakeel’s brother Shamim Ahmad Sofi was reportedly apprehended along with a pistol in the orchards of Nikloora village on October 1. As per police, Shahmim was associated with a Lashkar-e-Taiba.

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