The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday assured that misguided youths who shun violence would be received with open hearts.
Central Reserve Police Force and Kashmir Police jointly held a press conference after the arrest of one militant following the encounter in Kulgam.
Muneer Khan, IGP Kshmir said: "It's a clear message to others who have been lured into all this that if they come, we receive them with open hearts."
"He (Adil) could've been killed by forces, preferred to give him chance to live and come to mainstream. That's why caught him alive," said Khan.
Z Hassan, IG CRPF, assured that if youths decide to get away from whoever is misguiding them, their future would be safe in the valley.
Want to assure every person in valley your future would be safe if you decide to get away from whoever is misguiding you: Z Hassan, CRPF IG pic.twitter.com/SnkqkjnXx3— ANI (@ANI) September 11, 2017
Earlier, two terrorists of the Hizbul Mujahideen were killed in an encounter at Kulgam and one terrorist was arrested following the encounter.