Policeman abducted by militants found dead in Kulgam

Policeman abducted by militants found dead in Kulgam
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Srinagar, Jul 6: Body of a policeman who was abducted by militants from his native village in Shopian district on late Thursday evening, found in neighbouring Kulgam Friday morning.
A police official said that two to three militants abducted the police Constable namely Javid Ahmad Dar alias Judge Dar son of Abdul Hamid Dar near his residence in Vehil village of Shopian around late Thursday evening.
Dar was taken to an unknown destination, the official said.
Friday morning the bullet-riddled body of the cop was found at Pariwan village in neighbouring Kulgam district, he said.
The officer said that a police team immediately reached the spot and taken the body for all legal medico formalities in the postmortem.
Sources said that the cop was PSO of former SSP Shopian Shailendra Mishra.
On June 14, militants abducted an army man, Aurangzeb from Kalampora village of Pulwama. His body was later recovered from Gusoo village of the district.
Meanwhile, a police spokesman said that the floral tributes were paid to the slain policeman at DPL Shopian.
“The body of constable Javed Ahmad Dar was recovered from Pariwan village of Kulgam district at 7 am today,” the spokesman said. Dar, he said, was abducted by militants from his native village of Vehil Chatwatan in Shopian district late Thursday evening.
The wreath-laying ceremony of the slain constable was held at District Police Lines Shopian where floral tributes were paid to him. (GNS)