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Deputy Sarpanch among two arrested in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir Police claimed to have busted a Hizbul Mujhideen (HM) Module, arresting two militants including a Deputy Sarpanch in south Kashmir district of Anantnag.

india Updated: Apr 15, 2013 11:18 IST
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Jammu and Kashmir Police claimed to have busted a Hizbul Mujhideen (HM) Module, arresting two militants including a Deputy Sarpanch in south Kashmir district of Anantnag.

A senior police officer of police station Bijbehara said a tip-off was received that HM was trying to recruit youths to revive militancy in south Kashmir.

He said a special team was constituted and two militants, including deputy sarpanch Mohammad Amin Khandy, was arrested from Srigufwara.

More arrest would be made in this connection, he said.

First Published: Apr 15, 2013 11:16 IST