Jammu and Kashmir: Body of abducted youth recovered from Hajin Hajin

This is the second instance of militants allegedly targeting civilians in Hajin this week

This is the second instance of militants allegedly targeting civilians in Hajin this week

A beheaded body of 24-year-old Kashmiri youth was recovered on Thursday from Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said on Friday.

According to official sources, recent incidents of terror strikes on local residents in Hajin have raised many an eyebrows within the security establishment.

Police sources said the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) had abducted the youth and his father, Abdul Gafar Bhat, from Hajin on Wednesday.

"The dead body of Manzoor Ahmed Bhat who was abducted by the terrorists of outlawed LeT in the intervening night of 4/5 April was found on the outskirts of Hajin today morning", a police spokesperson said. On April 2, another man was abducted by four terrorists from his in-laws' house in Hajin. "Exhibiting its brand of brutality, the terrorists have left the body headless", tweeted Kashmir Zone Police. The deceased, Manzoor Ahmad, and his father had been kidnapped by the terrorists.

The police is on the lookout for the terrorist and further investigations are being conducted in the case. He said Lashkar terrorist Mohammed Saleem Parrey is believed to have played a major role in the murder.

The attendees also requested U.N. Secretary-General and U.N. Human Rights Commission to take immediate steps to stop this killing spree and gross violation of Human Rights in Kashmir by Indian Army and Security Forces.

The police also said that the gunmen had after barging into Butt's home beaten up the inmates before dragging the father-son duo and taking them along. His bullet-riddled corpse was found on the outskirts of the township next day.

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