Jammu & Kashmir

Man involved in killing of Kashmiri Pandit last month identified: Police

Locals outside Kashmiri Pandit's house as the slain's body is being taken for last rites. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police Thursday claimed to have identified the man involved in the killing of Kashmiri Pandit, Puran Krishan Bhat and the accused is missing since November 12.

ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar tweeted that during the investigation of case FIR No 211/2022 of PS Shopian pertaining to the killing of Kashmiri Pandit Puran Krishan Bhat of Chowdharygund by militants on October 15, one Muhammad Latief Lone son of Nisar Ah of Check Kachidoora, was found to be involved in the killing.

“The killer is missing from his home since 12/11/2022 and any person giving any information about accused Mohd Latief Lone will be suitably rewarded by Police,” he said. Pooran was killed at his residence in Chaudry Gund Shopian in October this year.

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