Srinagar, March 21: A friend of Rizwan who was killed in Police custody has joined hizbul Mujahideen and has also released an audio which has went viral on social media.
A youth identified as Shahid Manzoor son of Manzoor Ahmad resident of New colony in Jawbara area of Awantipora in South kashmir’s Pulwama district has went missing on Monday a day after Rizwan was picked up by government forces.
In an audio which has went viral Shahid has announced that he has joined Hizb and he has alleged that he was picked with Rizwan last year where we were subject to physical and mental torture at the hands of forces.
As I heard about the killing of my friend i decided to join militant ranks as I was aware that today it is Rizwan and tomorrow it may be with me, he is heard saying in audio.
According to KNO news desk, he said today all are saying that they will fight for the justice of Rizwan and government is also claiming that they will investigate the matter but who believe that there will be investigation are in daydream.
The probes and investigations are mere eyewash as no one got justice in kashmir in last 30 years, he said.
“I was reluctant of the views of those who pick up guns but now I have realised that they are on the right track,” he is heard saying while adding that “I ask my family to forgive me as I have taken this step without their permission but their was no 2nd option available for me else joining armed struggle.”
An official confirmed that Shahid was missing since last few days and his report was filled on 18th of this month and we are checking the authenticity of his photo and audio.
Pertinently, Rizwan Asad resident of Awantipora, a private high school principal was killed in police custody on Tuesday morning.