Pulwama: Aadil Rashid Bhat of Charsoo-Batpora village of Awantipore in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district who recently announced that he has joined militant ranks, Wednesday qualified the Bachelors of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS) with distinction.

Aadil has secured over 80 per cent marks in 3rd semester of BUMS, the result of which were declared on August 25 (Tuesday).

BUMS student from Awantipora area who announced his joining few days before has secured over 80 percent marks in 3rd semester of BUMS examination whose result was declared a day before. Adil has got 897 out of 1100 marks—more than 80 per cent. Adil’s 3rd semester BUMS result comes barely a few days after he joined militant ranks.

Altaf Ahmad, brother of Aadil told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that after checking the result of his brother, he came to know that Aadil had secured distinction in 3rd Sem BUMS. “All the family members felt sad,” Altaf said. “My brother was a brilliant student and has secured 94 per cent marks in Class 10th examinations. In class 12, he secured 90 per cent marks.”

One of Aadil’s friends said that he was a genius and very intelligent boy. “All of us are in a shock how he took such an extreme step of joining militancy,” he said. “My friend was a very unique in his character as he was helping all his friends and was always trying to make things easy for everyone.”

A senior police officer said that they also came to know that Aadil was a brilliant student but unfortunately he choose a different path.

“Surrender option is always available and his family members must try to bring him back,” he said, adding that “if he will be brought back, he will allowed to resume his studies after legal formalities. (KNO)