Kishtwar Police put up posters of seven “wanted terrorists” related to the Hizbul Mujahideen and the Lashkar-e-Taiba in Kishwar district of Jammu and Kashmir and announced that anyone who will give any information leading to their arrest and killing will be rewarded with cash and will get a new job.
Over a decade ago, the hilly Kishtwar district was declared as a terrorism-free area but it was rattled by the killing of a senior BJP leader and his brother in November last year. and gun-snatching incident from a policeman recently. The posters read, “For any information leading to get hold live or dead – cash reward in lakhs & job.”
The poster carries the pictures of the seven wanted terrorists are, Mudassir Hussain, Mohammad Amin alias “Jahangir”, Riaz Ahmed alias “Hazari”, Jamal Din alias “Abu Bakar”, Talib Hussain, Junaid Akram and Usama Bin Javed alias “Osama”.
The poster also gave the message that the identity of the informer will be kept secret for the safety of the informer.
According to the Senior Superintendent of Police, Kishtwar, Shakti Pathak, six of them belong to Hizbul Mujahideen and one belongs to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). He also alleged that the terrorists are still active in the region.
“People should be aware of such terrorists who are wanted. Those who wish to inform us about them can contact us. Informant’s identity will be kept secret,” he said.
Claiming that Jehangir and Hazari are the longest surviving terrorists in the state, the Kishtwar cop said they are affiliated with the Hizbul Mujahideen.
They said Jehangir and Hazari are active in Dachin and Marwah areas and have managed to evade arrest as they are locals and they are fully aware of the topography of the region.

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