Another militant shuns gun on family appeal: DGP

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SRINAGAR: An unidentified militant has shunned the path of violence and returned home following an appeal by his family in south Kashmir area, a senior police official said today.
“Another mother’s appeal to her son to shun militancy & (and) return home gets response, God bless the family & (and) show path to others,” Director General of Police, S P Vaid, said in a tweet.
However, the details of the youth, who quit militancy, have been kept a secret in order to ensure security of the youth.
More than a dozen militants have laid down arms in Kashmir since last year when police announced that they will accept offer to surrender of local militants even during ongoing encounters.