Five terrorists from Kulgam shun violence, surrender: Police

"Five youths, who had joined different terror outfits, shunned the path of violence and returned to the mainstream following efforts by their families and police," a police official said.

Saima Siddiqui

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Published on 1 Jun 2019 6:16 AM GMT

Five terrorists from Kulgam shun violence, surrender: Police
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Srinagar: Adopting the path of non-violence, five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined militancy, gave up the path of violence and surrendered, as per police on Saturday.

"Five youths, who had joined different terror outfits, shunned the path of violence and returned to the mainstream following efforts by their families and police," a police official said.

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He did not reveal their names, saying their identities "stand protected for security reasons".

Dozens of terrorists have laid down arms in Kashmir since 2017 when police announced that they would accept offer of local militants to surrender even during ongoing encounters.

Most of these terrorists have returned home after appeals by their families to shun the path of violence.

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(With Agency Inputs)

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