Wanted Hizbul Mujahideen recruiter arrested

Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Apr 20: A Hizbul Mujahideen worker, who was involved in the recruitment of the youth, has been arrested from Baramulla district of North Kashmir said the police.

A police spokesman said here that Ghulam Ahmad Sofi alias Jany Baba of Juhama area of Baramulla was arrested along with two live grenades and a satellite phone.

The spokesman said Sofi was involved in recruiting local youth for terrorist activities.

He said sofi was affiliated with a banned Organization Hizb-ul-Mujahideen and was working for expansion of the banned outfit in Kashmir valley.

In this regard, a case under FIR number 84/16 under Section 7/25 Arms Act has been registered in Police Station Baramulla, the spokesman added.

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