Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Administration on Thursday exhumed bodies of two residents—Mohammad Altaf Bhat and Dr Mudassir Gul—from a graveyard at Wadder Zachaldara Handwara where they were buried along with two other persons who were killed in a military operation in Hyderpora here on Monday.
Officials said that bodies were exhumed under the supervision of Tehsildar Handwara in presence of a team of doctors.
They said the bodies are being sent to Srinagar for handing over same to the families.
Officials said that families have been asked to limit the funeral to few people only. Also restrictions have been imposed in the area to prevent “law and order”.
The families of the two contested police claims and had been demanding their bodies for proper burial.
This morning Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha announced magisterial inquiry into the incident and soon Altaf Bhat’s brother Abdul Majeed said the family also demands that the killers of his sibling be brought to justice.
Monday’s military operation in Hyderpora followed conflicting claims about the two deceased as their family members contested the police’s charge that they were “terror associates”. (GNS)