missing youth from central Kashmir’s Srinagar district has reportedly joined militant ranks.
The young boy, identified as Bilal Ahmad, Son of Manzoor Ahmad, resident of Natipora area of Srinagar, went missing on 14 December 2020 the day when militants shot dead a Personal Security Officers (PSO) of a People’s Democratic Party leader at Natipora. After their disappearance, a missing report was lodged at Police Post Chanapora, according to his family.
On Monday, an audio message purportedly of Bilal went viral on social media, which announced his joining into militant ranks.
In the audio message, Bilal as per the KDC can be heard saying to his parents “Not to search him as he has chosen the way of Allah and is safe.”
Meanwhile, a police official said that they are verifying the authenticity of the audio.