Ganderbal Boy ‘who wanted to take revenge from revenue officer’ returns home ‘with police help’

A boy from Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal who had run away from his home to join militants in a bid to take revenge from a revenue officer has returned home with the help of police.

SSP Ganderbal Khalil Mohammed Poswal said that Mohammed Ashraf Sofi who had gone missing  revealed that his father had purchased land from a migrant family  about 10 years ago but no possession was given to them till date. His family fought case in revenue courts and also got latest directions for getting possession from FC Revenue.
Meanwhile his father four days ago died of heart attack who was a CA patient. Due to prolonged delay in settlement of land dispute and increased sufferings of his family, the boy left home to join militancy so as take revenge from revenue authorities especially Tehsildar Ganderbal causing unnecessary in disposal of revenue matter.
Police parties along with the families members of missing person were sent to different locations. His latest location traced near SICOP complex at Bhijbehera and accordingly Police party rushed there and convinced him to return home as the land dispute shall be got settled through Revenue authorities at an earliest.
Ashraf was brought back to Ganderbal and handed over to his family. Besides ADC, Ganderbal requested to look into the revenue matter of above said family.
General Public appreciated role of Police in reuniting youth with the family who intended to join militancy.