Pictures of 2 missing youth from Baramulla holding guns go viral

Purported pictures of two missing youth of Baramulla district with guns went viral on social media today.

A picture of Uzair Amin Bhat, a class 12th passout and resident of Chesti Colony Old Town Baramulla carrying AK 47 rifle surfaced on social media on Wednesday.

In an another viral picture, a missing  youth identified as Arif Maqbool Bhat of Athoora Kreeri carrying gun has also surfaced.

A police official claimed that “both missing youth were earlier involved in the anti- national activities.”

“We are ascertaining authenticity of the viral pictures. They were earlier arrested on charges of militancy related activities” he said.