Militant” held in Poonch along with wife, children

Police have arrested a suspected militant here who had crossed over to the Indian side from Nepal along with his wife and three children.

Police have arrested a suspected militant here who had crossed over to the Indian side from Nepal along with his wife and three children.

"Yes we have made the arrest, a militant along with his family has been arrested. As the investigations are on right now we won't be able to divulge further details," SSP Poonch, J S Johar told PTI.

Abdul Ganie, a resident of Marota village under Suronkote Tehsil was arrested late last night along with his wife who is a Pakistani national and his three children, a source privy to the investigation said.

"Ganie had crossed over to the Pakistani side for arms and ammunition training in the year 2000 and this year he returned along with his wife and three children via Nepal," a source privy to the investigation said, he said.

Cases under various sections have been registered against him and investigation initiated to ascertain the reason of his return, the SSP said.

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