Slain Militant’s Name In Police Shortlist

SRINAGAR — Four days after his killing in an encounter along with his associate from Al-Badr militant outfit, Khursheed Ahmad Malik has figured in the shortlist for Sub-Inspector post in Jammu and Kashmir Police’s executive wing.

The Chairman Police Recruitment Board (SIs) PHQ, J&K  on Tuesday issued a list of the 2181 shortlisted candidates on the basis of merit obtained by them in written examination for their appearance Viva-Voce/Personality Assessment Test.  

Khursheed (26), son of Ghulam Nabi Malik, a resident of Nikas, Arabal Pulwama completed his B.Tech in 2017 through SMED College in Katra district of Jammu region, his family revealed.
Khursheed had also qualified GATE exam.

The family said Khursheed was a brilliant student and had secured 416 out of 500 in matriculation exams and 602 out of 750 (medical with maths) in 12th standard.

Khursheed was killed just 48-hours after he joined the militant ranks He was killed along with his associate Reyaz Ahmad in the gunfight with army at Sopore. A soldier was also killed while two other government forces personnel were injured the gunfight on August 3.

Khursheed, according to family sources, was living by his ambition of becoming a KAS officer, had left his home on Tuesday morning to apply for the recently announced KAS exam.

Khursheed left home on July 31 and told them that he has to submit a form for KAS. We later came to know that he has successfully submitted the KAS form online. However, since then he did not return and his phone too was switched off.

Earlier he had appeared along with hundreds of other aspirants for the Sub-Inspector posts on June 24.

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