Jammu & Kashmir: Two newly recruited Al-Badr militants surrender after their families brought to encounter site: IGP

Report from Kamran Rashid Bhat

Srinagar, October 22: In a rare incident, militants surrendered before security forces on thursday when encircled by forces in Tujjar area of North Kashmir’s Sopore.

Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar told after Newly recruited militants of Al-Badr were encircled by forces on a tip off surrendered before Police and Army.

IGP further said that we brought their families to the encounter site to persuade them to surrender, eventually they surrendered before Police and army.

Congratulations to their families and newly recruited militants should come back into mainstream, the IGP Added.

Earlier, a joint team of forces had launched a cordon and search operation after getting specific information about presence of some militants in Tujjar area.