Gunmen Abduct, Kill Man in North Kashmir’s Hajin; Throat Slit Body Recovered, Police Blames LeT

SRINAGAR, MAY 25: A 38-year old man was found dead with his throat slit in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday.

An official said that Mohammad Yaqoob Wagay (38), a butcher by profession, was found dead outside his house at Gund Prang village early morning today.

He claimed that some three to four unknown gunmen barged inside his house and abducted him.

His family members immediately informed the concerned police station about the abduction, said the official, adding that a police party reached the spot and recovered the throat-slit body close to his house.

The police have lodged a case and launched an investigation, he said.

Police Version

Investigation indicates complicity of banned LeT outfit involving Saleem Parrey a local LeT militant involved in this killing.

Pertinently last week also, a youth Hilal Ahmad Parrey hailing from Hajin was also abducted and later killed closer to his home.

His body with hands tied at back was recovered from a nursery nearby.

Bandipora Police has registered a case in this regard and further investigation has been initiated.

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