SRINAGAR, AUGUST 09: Militants tortured a youth to death in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district after abducting him, police said today.
“Militants had yesterday abducted two youth from Kulgam identified as Mehraj Ahmad of Kulgam and Arif Ahmad of Khudwani,” said a spokesman.
He said Arif was later retrieved and his body bore visible torture marks.
He was immediately shifted to a hospital for treatment where he breathed his last.
“Kulgam police has registered case under relevant sections of law and investigations (have been) taken up,” said the spokesman.