PSA Victim, Among 2 Found Dead


SRINAGAR: Bodies of two persons, including a 22-year-old youth, were recovered under mysterious circumstances in separate places in Kashmir valley, official sources said.

The dead included a man who was hit with bullet last year and booked under PSA in 2010,

Body of a 32-year-old man, who was hit with bullet in last year’s unrest and booked under Public Safety Act (PSA) during 2010 agitation was found dead in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday.

The body of Shahnawaz Ahmed Khan, s/o Ghulam Rasool Khan was lying in an open field near Supernaghama in Qaziabad, Kralgund area of Handwara. The body had visible marks of injury.

Soon after getting the information about the body lying in the area, a police officer told news agency GNS that a team was rushed and took it in custody for post mortem and other legal medico formalities.

He said that inquest proceedings have been launched to ascertain the incident.

Meanwhile, a close relative of the deceased man said that Khan in last year’s uprising had received a bullet injury in his left leg and was undergoing treatment at SKIMS Soura for two months.

Khan, a tractor driver by profession, was also slapped PSA during 2010 uprising, the relative added.

Meanwhile, panic gripped Chanchmarg in Shopian, when locals saw body of a youth floating in a nallah.

The locals immediately informed the police, they said, adding a team was rushed to the area and the body was taken away.

The deceased has been identified as 22-year-old Mohammad Rafiq Bajard, they said.

Youth Missing In Kupwara: Police

A youth is missing from his home since 4th of March 2017 in Kupwara.

A 25-year-old youth namely Tahir Ahmad Mir, son of Ghulam Hassan Mir, resident of Potushahi Lolab, Kupwara is missing from 04th of March 2017 from his home.

“He has left home for Kupwara on 04th of March and did not return back,” police said in a statement.

He is a student of BA 1st year, wearing cream coloured Shalwar-Kameez and blue jacket, the statement added.

Anybody having any information about the missing person may please contact Police Station Sogam on 7051404922, PCR Kupwara on 01955-252451 or Police Control Room on Dial 100.

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