In a barbaric act of terror, three J&K policemen who were kidnapped from their homes in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, were shot dead in cold blood by the Hizbul Mujahideen on Friday. According to the police, the bodies of the slain policemen were found in an orchard across a river.
In fact, the terrorists had also abducted a policeman’s brother who is learnt to have been set free. The bodies were recovered from Kapran village in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday morning. The slain policemen were identified as constable Nissar Ahmed and two special police officers, Firdous Ahmed and Kulwant Singh. The police said that they were kidnapped from their homes at Batagund and Kapran villages. Soon after that, security forces launched intensive search operations to rescue the abducted men but terrorists shot them dead. The bodies were recovered from an orchard at Wangam.
The killing of three policemen have come as a shock to the 1.2 lakh strong Jammu and Kashmir police. The terrorists had actually abducted four persons including three special police officers from two villages of Kapran and Batagund in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. One person was set free by the terrorists.
Wreath laying ceremony for 3 of our brave colleagues Nisar Ahmad, Firdous Ahmad & Kuldeep Singh martyred today in a barbaric act of terror held at DPL Shopian. Civil and Police officers led by IGP Kashmir laid floral wreaths and paid rich tributes to the martyrs. @JmuKmrPolice pic.twitter.com/QvAG4llnEt
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) September 21, 2018
IGP Kashmir laid floral wreaths and paid tributes to the three martyers. Several top civil and police offiers were present on the occasion. In a tweet, Kashmir police said that a wreath laying ceremony for three of martyred colleagues was held.
Earlier, a BSF jawan Narendra Kumar ‘s body was found along the international border or IB near Jammu on Tuesday. Narendra Singh was part of a BSF or Border Security Force patrol that had gone near the fence to clear tall elephant grass or “sarkanda”.