Srinagar, Dec 5: Two more boys, who had joined militants, have returned home after appeals from their families in the Kashmir valley, where a number of other youths have shunned the path of violence.
Director General of Police (DGP), Dr S P Vaid said on Tuesday that two more boys have returned home after they joined militancy.
Taking to micro-blogging site twitter, Dr Vaid said “ Two more boys shunned the path of violence and returned home who went astray and joined the ranks of militants. Welcome back home”.
Shunning the path of militancy and joining mainstream started after footballer turned militant Majid Khan returned home following appeals by his parents, relatives, friends and others through social media.
Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Munir Ahmad Khan has said that Majid has not surrendered nor was he captured. He just came home back, he said. Similarly others who wanted to returned home after shunning the militancy will be helped to lead a normal life.
DGP and other senior officers of different security agencies have announced that any militant who wanted to surrender even during encounters would not be harmed and will be provided an opportunity to lead a normal and peaceful life.