Shopian: Police on Friday arrested a person who escaped from police station Zainapora in Shopian two days ago.
He was identified Suhail Ahmad Wani, brother of slain Hizbul Mujahideen militant Nasir Wani of Heff village. Suhail had escaped from police custody on July 25, 10 days after he was arrested in connection with the killing of a civilian Tariq Ahmad Mohand. Two more have been arrested in the case.
Body of Tariq Ahmad Mohand was recovered on July 9 with torture marks all over his body.
Shopian district police chief Sandeep Choudary confirmed arrest of the fled detainee.