Jammu: Few hours after their escape from
police custody in Jammu and Kashmir`s Ramban district, two top
militants of Harkat-ul-Jehad Islami were today arrested from
"Both the militants were successfully apprehended after a
massive search operation in Doda district at around 4:00 PM,"
Jammu Zone IGP Dilbagh Singh told reporters on Thursday.
HuJI divisional commander Dullah Bakerwal alias Sher Khan
and Jameel Abbas alias Abdullah Bakerwal last evening escaped
from police custody after they took the excuse of attending
the call of nature at an isolated slope between Patnitop and
Batote, about 120 km from here.
Police had brought them to Kishtwar for their appearance
in the court. After the court attendance, they were being
brought back from Kishtwar to Udhampur.
"Tracker dog of CRPF and over 200 policemen conducted a
night long operation and finally nabbed the duo at Ansi top
and Hardoon forest areas," the IGP said.
Ramban SP Anil Magotra had earlier said, "We have
arrested and suspended four police personnel, escorting the
two militants, for dereliction of duty."