Militants involved in BJP youth leader’s killing identified, claims police

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday claimed to have identified militants who were involved in the killing of the BJP Youth President of Shopian.

Gowhar Bhat, the slain youth’s body was found with a slit throat.

The cops said that the militants are associated with Lashkar-e-Toiba and Hizbul Muhaideen.

“The militants involved were identified as Hamas of Pakistan, Umer Nazir of Malikgund (both from LeT) and Ishfaq Thoker of Paderpora and Zubair Turay of Shopian (both from Hizb),” the police informed.

A case under FIR number 277/2017 under section 302, 34 RPC stands registered in Police station Shopian and investigation is going on.

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