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Youth held in Poonch district for militant links

Jammu, January 18

A youth has been arrested for allegedly having links with militants in Poonch district. Anjum Mehmood was arrested on specific information from his Baila village in Mandi tehsil of the district on Monday night, a police spokesman said.

He termed as “significant” the arrest amid growing terrorist activities in the Pir Panjal area. As per sources, he was connected with militants through social media and was quite “instrumental in providing information to militants about security establishments and sharing seditious material”, the spokesman said, adding Anjum was also motivating youngsters to join militant ranks —

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