Hizbul Mujahideen has made clear that the militants were not involved in bank robberies. A statement issued by the deputy chief, Saifullah Khalid of the outfit said it was the handiwork of Indian agencies and armed forces.
Khalid said the militants were offering supreme sacrifices for freedom and Islam and they can never indulge in such cheap acts. "In fact anti-Islamic and anti-freedom elements are involved in bank robberies," he said.
He appealed to the people to help them identify such elements so that they could be exposed and punished. "We appeal to the media houses of Kashmir to identify and expose those elements that are present in their organizations working for India to fill their coffers," he said.
He reiterated that militants in Kashmir will actively work for their goal and God willing the sun of freedom will rise on day.