Man’s body with torture marks found buried in Kulgam orchard

Umer Rashid

Kulgam, Dec 11:  More than a month after he was abducted, police has found body of a man, Sheraz Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Ahmad Bhat, from his native Kulgam district of South Kashmir on Tuesday.

The body bearing torture marks was buried in the orchard and was recovered by the police on the information received by it, the officials said.

A police officer told GNS that information was collected during the investigation of the case. The disclosure was made by few persons arrested during the course of the investigation.
Confirming the recovery of the body, SSP Kulgam Harmeet Singh told GNS that presently postmortem is being conducted and further details with regard to the incident would be shared later.

The Officer said that the body would be handed over to the family for last rites after completion of medico-legal formalities.

Sheraz was abducted on October 25 from his home at Laroo Kulgam, three days after a gunfight
in Laroo Kulgam. Three militants were killed in the gunfight while seven civilians lost their life due to the explosion near the site of encounter. (GNS)

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