Srinagar, Aug 7: A missing youth from central Kashmir’s Srinagar district has reportedly joined militant ranks.
The young boy, identified as Saqib Manzoor Dar son of Manzoor Ahmad Dar from Old Barzulla area of Srinagar, went missing on Aug 05. After his disappearance a missing report was lodged at Police Station Saddar, police sources told KDC.
On Friday evening, an audio message purportedly of Saqib went viral on social media, which announced his joining into militant ranks. Saqib Manzoor, 24 years old was pursuing graduation from Govt Degree College Bemina, his family member told news agency KDC.
In the audio message Saqib Manzoor can be heard saying to his parents “Not to search him as he has chosen the way of Allah and is safe.”
A police official told news agency Kashmir Dot Com-(KDC) that they are verifying the authenticity of the audio.
It is pertinent to mention that Saqib’s Joining came after IG Kashmir, said in a tweet that there’s no individual from Srinagar active in any militant group now. (KDC)