Forces arrest two brothers, father of militant in Pulwama

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Srinagar: Police have arrested two brothers and father of an active militant in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, sources said on Thursday adding the arrests were made during a nocturnal raid last night.

They said that two brothers, Zubair Ahmad and Nadeem Ahmad and father, Ghulam Hassan of active militant Lateef Tiger were arrested by forces at Dogripora area of Pulwama district.

A police official confirmed the arrests to Kashmir Reader and said “they have not been arrested but called for routine questioning.”

Lateef Tiger is the only active militant among the viral group photograph alongwith popular militant commander Burhan Wani.

Pertinently, forces have also arrested father of Hizb Commander Riyaz Naiko and allegedly set ablaze houses of two active militants in Shopian.