Research scholar from Aligarh Muslim University Mannan Wani who had won accolades for his paper on flood risk assessment in his home town of North Kashmir using remote sensing and GIS techniques might have now joined a terror outfit. After Mannan Wani took a break to go to his home town images of him holding an assault rifle has sent shock waves. It is now said that he has joined the Hizbul Mujahideen in South Kashmir. Wani was studying at the AMU's Department of Geology for around 4 years. He had chosen to specialise in Applied Geology In his mid-twenties, he enrolled in the university's Ph.D programme. His decision has come as a shock for friends and family.