G’bal: Police in Ganderbal have apprehended two youths who have been mislead to join militant ranks. The youths were counselled and handed over to parents.
Police in it’s statement issued on Saturday said that on credible inputs about joining of two youths in militant ranks, Ganderbal Police on the basis of technical inputs immediately swung into action and apprehended both the youths of Wussan area of Ganderbal from Downtown area of Srinagar. “Preliminary investigation reveals that both the persons had developed tendency to join militant ranks”, the statement reads, adding that “ the arrested youths were properly counselled by Ganderbal Police, Psychiatrist and other experts in presence of their parents and were later on handed over to their parents with the advice to keep an eye on their daily activities”. The police in it’s statement further said that “parents and relatives of the youths expressed their gratitude to District Police Ganderbal for the sympathetic act of saving the lives of these young boys”.
Speaking on the issue, SSP Ganderbal said that parents should come forward and report any such activity of their wards so that they are mainstreamed through concerted counselling by experts.