Two teenagers prevented from joining militancy: Kashmir police

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The Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday said that they prevented two Budgam teenagers from joining militant ranks and were handed over to their families after counselling.

In a statement, a spokesperson said that acting on a specific information, Budgam police prevented two teenagers from joining militant ranks.

“Both the teenagers (name withheld) had left their homes and went missing on 14th March. As soon as this information was received, police teams swung into action and traced both the boys in Tral area of Awantipora,” the statement reads.

It reads that both the boys are in their early teenage and had got influenced on social media. “They were instigated by Pakistan based recruiting handlers through social media handles.”

It further reads that later, thorough counseling both the boys were handed over to their parents.

“The families have hailed the efforts of police and thanked them for the timely action. The members of the society said that due to swift action by Budgam Police, the lives and future of the boys has been secured,” the statement reads—(KNO)

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