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Militant along with family from PoK surrenders in Uri

Written by: Staff

Srinagar, Apr 8 (UNI) A militant along with his entire family surrendered before the Army at the Nanak Post in border area of Uri after they crossed the Line of Control (LoC) from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), an official spokesman said today.

Naseer Ahmed Juzvi, a resident of Sultandaki in Uri and affliated with the Islamic Front militant outfit, had crossed over to PoK in 1990 for arms training, he added.

The spokesman said Juzvi married Naseema, a resident of Muzaffarabad, during his stay in PoK.

Last night, Juzvi, his wife and four children crossed the LoC at the Kaman Post and surrendered before the troops without arms and ammunition, he added.

The soldiers handed over Juzvi and his family members to the Uri police station, the spokesman said.

The police registered an FIR in the case and started investigations.

Earlier, seven militants had reportedly crossed the LoC from Uri and surrendered before the authorities.

Several political leaders and groups have urged the government to offer general amnesty to the disgruntled youth who crossed over to PoK for arms training and were now willing to return and lead a normal life.


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