Photograph of SPO posted on social media, passed off as militant: Jammu and Kashmir Police

He said the news item is absolutely fake and is rebutted on the grounds that the person whose photograph is being circulated is an SPO (Special Police Officer) identified as Bilal Ahmad Mir son of Mohammad Rustam Mir resident of Harduchunam Rafiabad Sopore.

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Publish Date: Apr 19 2018 1:42PM | Updated Date: Apr 19 2018 1:42PM
Photograph of SPO posted on social media, passed off as militant: Jammu and Kashmir PoliceFile Photo

Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday rebutted reports about a teenager joining militant ranks in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

“A fake content being carried through various social media pages read as “A teenager identified as Tanveer Ahmad  Kasana (18 years old) son of Mohammed Younis Kasana student of Darul Aloom Tawheed Gunj Baramulla is missing from the said Darul Aloom since 14 April. His gun-wielding photograph has gone viral on internet,” said a spokesman, in a statement.

He said the news item is absolutely fake and is rebutted on the grounds that the person whose photograph is being circulated is an SPO (Special Police Officer) identified as Bilal Ahmad Mir son of Mohammad Rustam Mir resident of Harduchunam Rafiabad Sopore.

The policeman, he said, is presently posted at DPL Sopore.

The spokesman said action will be taken against elements inimical to peace in Kashmir valley.