India: Muslim PhD scholar from well-off family joins jihad terror group in Kashmir

Mannan Bashir Wani, a research scholar from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has reportedly joined a terrorist group in Kashmir.

The research scholar, who hails from Kupwara in Kashmir, was today expelled by the Aligarh Muslim University authorities in the wake of reports alleging that he may have joined a terrorist group. A team of senior AMU officials sealed Mannan Basheer Wani?s room this morning immediately after they received a letter from the Aligarh Superintendent of Police about his alleged nefarious? activities, university officials said.

Also read: Highest number of Kashmiri youth joined militant groups in 2017: Report

A recent Facebook post hints that the 26-year-old scholar joined the group Hizbul Mujahideen?.

Wani, in a Facebook post, was seen holding an assault rifle. The caption of the picture indicated that he joined the group on January 5.

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