Kishtwar Police and Army (8RR) in a joint operation traced out two youth reportedly missing from their houses and were found in Keshwan area of P/S Kishtwar on the intervening night of April , 15 & 16 2013. They have been identified as Ashiq Hussain (25) S/O Nassullaha Hajam R/O Nagnigarh Keshwan and Akther Hussain (21) S/O Ali Mohd Hajam R/O Pathna Keshwan Reports said that on April, 12th, 2013 the family members of the youth alleged that perhaps their wards namely Akther Hussain and Ashiq Hussain have been took away believed by militants along with them by force to be inducted into the folds of militancy.
Immediately on receipt of said information, Police parties of Kishtwar Police and Army (8RR) and 11 RR launched a specific search operation in general area of Keshwan and sources were also activated in the area to trace out the missing youth. All possible areas where they could hide were cordoned off by Police and Army. Finally they have been traced in Keshwan area. The duos have been put on questioning which didn’t corroborate with the version of their family members. The matter of the missing youths will be investigated thoroughly to ascertain the full facts.