An off-duty police officer was abducted and killed by terrorists in south Kashmir’s Pampore area on Saturday. The body of Farooq Ahmad Mir, a Jammu and Kashmir Police sub-inspector (ministerial wing) was found in the paddy fields this morning.
It is suspected that terrorists kidnapped the sub-inspector from his home at Samboora in Pampore and killed him in the nearby fields.
Initially, one bullet wound was found near his heart. Police said Mir was posted in the IRP 23rd Battalion at CTC Lethpora and was to retire from service in the next couple of months.
According to Kashmir Zone Police, preliminary investigation revealed that the fallen police officer had left his home for work in his paddy fields yesterday evening, where he was shot dead by terrorists using a pistol.
The body of Farooq Ahmad Mir was found in paddy fields near his home.