‘He left home for exams, was a student’, says family of ‘militant’ killed in Lawaypora, demand dead-body
Pulwama: Barely an hour after Jammu and Kashmir police along with CRPF and army claimed to have killed three militants in an operation in Lawaypora area of Srinagar, family members of one of the three militants’ claimed that their kin is not a militant and was killed in a “fake encounter.”
Shouting slogans, the family members and relatives of the slain militant identified as Aijaz Ahmed Ganie of Putrigam area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, have assembled outside Police Control Room in Pulwama demanding the return of their kin’s dead body.
They said that Aijaz left home a day ago to appear in examinations at university. “The picture of the dead body of Aijaz on social media has shocked all of us,” said one of the family members protesting outside PCR.
Accusing that their kin was killed in a “fake encounter”, the family is now demanding the return of Aijaz’s dead body from the police’s possession. (FPK)