JK News Today

Srinagar, August 31:

Police have released the father of Hizb Commnader Riyaz Naikoo from custody on Friday, a day after his arrest created a furore .

Asadullah Naikoo, was picked up by police on Wednesday night from his Beighpora Awantipora residence here in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Riyaz Naikoo alias Muhammad Bin Qasim is the Operational Commander of militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen.

SP Awantipora Zahid Malik said that the father of Riyaz Naikoo has been released. “Police had not arrested him. He was brought here only for questioning,” Malik said.