In a rare incident, two terrorists surrendered after their families were brought to the encounter site in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, said IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar on Thursday. After the newly recruited terrorists were encircled by security forces in Tujjar area of Sopore town, they surrendered.
The Al-Badr terrorists have been identified as Abid and Mehraj. A joint operation was launched by the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Indian Army after receiving a tip-off.
The Jammu and Kashmir Police said, “Newly recruited terrorists Abid and Mehraj of Al-Badr were encircled by forces on a tip-off surrendered before the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Indian Army.”
The Jammu and Kashmir Police brought their families to the encounter site to persuade them to surrender and eventually they surrendered before the security forces.