The Hizbul Mujahideen has confirmed that AMU scholar Mannan Wani has joined the outfit. The confirmation comes at a time when the police continue to probe whether Wani had joined the outfit or not.
The commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen Syed Salahuddin has celebrated the news of educated youth joining terror outfits. The remark comes a day after it was found that a researcher at the Aligarh Muslim University, Mannan Bashir Wani had joined the Hizbul Mujahideen.
In the month of November 2017, there was a post on the social media about how a youth from Kashmir had been harassed by the Indian Army. It was a posting by Mannan Wani, the research scholar from the Aligarh Muslim University who is said to have joined the Hizbul Mujahideen somewhere in south Kashmir.