CM hopes AMU student's return

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/13/2018 2:10:25 AM Front Page

JAMMU: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today expressed hope that the AMU student who is said to have joined Hizbul Mujahideen would return home and continue his studies. The chief minister made the comments while announcing an amnesty scheme for the first-time stone pelters during the motion of thanks on the governor's address in the state Legislative Council.
Mannan Bashir Wani, a resident of Kupwara district who was pursuing his PhD in applied geology from Aligarh Muslim University was last seen at the campus on January 2. A photograph purportedly depicting him wielding arms appeared on social media on January 6.
On Monday, Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin was quoted as claiming Wani's entry into the militant outfit.
"His (Wani) class fellows and parents have made an appeal to him to come back. We hope he will come back and join them in studies," the chief minister said.

Comment on this Story